Yancey Glacier

Yancey Glacier (80°14′S 158°30′E) is a precipitous glacier in Britannia Range, flowing east from the vicinity of Mount McClintock and then southeastward to enter Byrd Glacier just west of Sennet Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in association with nearby Byrd Glacier for USS Yancey, an attack cargo ship (Central Group of Task Force 68) of U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946–47, led by Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd.

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