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Seal Glacier
Location of Heritage Range in Western Antarctica
Location of Seal Glacier in Antarctica
Location Ellsworth Land
Coordinates 79°53′00″S 81°50′00″W / 79.88333°S 81.83333°W / -79.88333; -81.83333
Thickness unknown
Status unknown

Seal Glacier (79°53′S 81°50′W / 79.883°S 81.833°W / -79.883; -81.833Coordinates: 79°53′S 81°50′W / 79.883°S 81.833°W / -79.883; -81.833) is a small glacier draining east, located just north of Parrish Peak in the Enterprise Hills, Heritage Range. Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1961–66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for radioman G.L. Seal, U.S. Navy, who up to Operation Deepfreeze 1966 had contributed to efficient communications during four austral summer seasons.

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