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Schanz Glacier
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Location of Heritage Range in Western Antarctica
Location of Schanz Glacier in Antarctica
Type tributary
Location Ellsworth Land
Coordinates 72°28′00″S 96°09′00″W / 72.46667°S 96.15000°W / -72.46667; -96.15000
Length 8 nautical miles (15 km; 9.2 mi)
Thickness unknown
Terminus Union Glacier
Status unknown

Schanz Glacier (79°45′S 83°40′W / 79.750°S 83.667°W / -79.750; -83.667Coordinates: 79°45′S 83°40′W / 79.750°S 83.667°W / -79.750; -83.667) is a glacier 8 nautical miles (15 km; 9.2 mi) long in the Heritage Range, draining south between Soholt Peaks and Collier Hills to enter Union Glacier. It was mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos in 1961 to 1966. It was named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander Thomas L. Schanz, supply officer with U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 during Deep Freeze in 1965.

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