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Keilhau Glacier
Location of Keilhau Glacier in South Georgia
Location South Georgia
Coordinates 54°16′S 37°4′W / 54.267°S 37.067°W / -54.267; -37.067
Length 5 nmi (9 km; 6 mi)
Thickness unknown
Terminus Jossac Bight
Status unknown

Keilhau Glacier (54°16′S 37°4′W / 54.267°S 37.067°W / -54.267; -37.067Coordinates: 54°16′S 37°4′W / 54.267°S 37.067°W / -54.267; -37.067) is a glacier 5 nautical miles (9 km) long flowing west from Kohl Plateau and then southwest to Jossac Bight, on the south coast of South Georgia. It was mapped by Olaf Holtedahl during his visit to South Georgia in 1927–28, and named by him for Baltazar M. Keilhau, a Norwegian geologist and professor of mineralogy at the University of Christiania.

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