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Not to be confused with Cook Ice Cap or Cook Glacier (South Georgia).
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Cooke Glacier
Location of Cooke Glacier in Antarctica
Location Ellsworth Land
Coordinates 72°44′S 88°34′W / 72.733°S 88.567°W / -72.733; -88.567
Length 6 nautical miles (11 km; 6.9 mi)
Thickness unknown
Terminus Fletcher Peninsula
Status unknown

Cooke Glacier (72°44′S 88°34′W / 72.733°S 88.567°W / -72.733; -88.567Coordinates: 72°44′S 88°34′W / 72.733°S 88.567°W / -72.733; -88.567) is a glacier about 6 nautical miles (11 km) long flowing north from the northern end of the Fletcher Peninsula. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Kirsten Cooke Healey, of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), Woods Hole, Massachusetts, a computer graphics specialist from the mid-1990s onwards for the USGS project that is compiling the Satellite Image Atlas of Glaciers and 25 Glaciological and Coastal-Change Maps of Antarctica.

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