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Deacock Glacier
Heard Island and McDonald Islands on the globe (Antarctica centered).svg
Location of Heard Island and McDonald Islands on the globe
Type tidewater
Location Heard Island
Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Australia
Coordinates 53°11′S 73°31′E / 53.183°S 73.517°E / -53.183; 73.517
Thickness approximately 55 meters
Terminus between Cape Labuan and Long Beach
Status Retreating

Deacock Glacier (53°11′S 73°31′E / 53.183°S 73.517°E / -53.183; 73.517) is a glacier close west of Lavett Bluff on the south side of Heard Island in the southern Indian Ocean. Its terminus is between Cape Labuan and Long Beach. To the east of Deacock Glacier is Fiftyone Glacier, whose terminus is located between Lavett Bluff and Lambeth Bluff. To the west of Deacock Glacier is Gotley Glacier, whose terminus is located between Cape Arkona and Cape Labuan.

Discovery and naming

Surveyed by ANARE (Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions), 1948-63. Named by Antarctic Names Committee of Australia (ANCA) for W. Deacock, a member of ANARE on Heard Island in 1963.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Deacock Glacier" (content from the Geographic Names Information System). Lua error in Module:EditAtWikidata at line 37: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value). Coordinates: 53°11′S 73°31′E / 53.183°S 73.517°E / -53.183; 73.517

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