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Jeffries Glacier
Location of Jeffires Glacier in Antarctica
Location Coats Land
Coordinates 79°2′S 28°12′W / 79.033°S 28.200°W / -79.033; -28.200
Length 8 nmi (15 km; 9 mi)
Thickness unknown
Terminus Theron Mountains
Status unknown

Jeffries Glacier (79°2′S 28°12′W / 79.033°S 28.200°W / -79.033; -28.200Coordinates: 79°2′S 28°12′W / 79.033°S 28.200°W / -79.033; -28.200) is a glacier between Lenton Bluff and the Maro Cliffs, flowing northwest for at least 8 nautical miles (15 km) through the Theron Mountains of Antarctica. It was first mapped in 1956–57 by the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition and named for Peter H. Jeffries, a meteorologist with the advance party of the expedition in 1955–56.

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