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Chavez Glacier
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Location Ellsworth Land
Coordinates 73°55′S 101°15′W / 73.917°S 101.250°W / -73.917; -101.250
Length 10 nmi (19 km; 12 mi)
Thickness unknown
Terminus Cranton Bay
Status unknown

Chavez Glacier (73°55′S 101°15′W / 73.917°S 101.250°W / -73.917; -101.250) is a glacier about 10 nmi (19 km; 12 mi) long flowing south from Canisteo Peninsula into Cranton Bay. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Pat Chavez of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), Flagstaff, Arizona, co-leader of the USGS team that compiled the 1:5,000,000-scale Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer maps of Antarctica in the 1990s.

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