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Neumayer Glacier
Location of Neumayer Glacier in South Georgia
Location South Georgia
Coordinates 54°15′S 36°41′W / 54.250°S 36.683°W / -54.250; -36.683
Length 8 nmi (15 km; 9 mi)
Width 2 nmi (4 km; 2 mi)
Thickness unknown
Terminus Cumberland West Bay
Status unknown

Neumayer Glacier is a glacier, 8 nautical miles (15 km) long and 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) wide, which flows east along the north flank of the Allardyce Range to the west side of the head of Cumberland West Bay, South Georgia. Charted by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition under Otto Nordenskiöld, 1901–04, and named for Georg von Neumayer.

Between 2005 and 2009, the glacier retreated 1-kilometer (0.62 mi).


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