Ice Movement of Valley Glaciers Flowing into the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica

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Science  09 Aug 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3580, pp. 523-524
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3580.523


Seven glaciers from 9 to 26 kilometers in width move 0.3 to 2.3 meters per day. Byrd Glacier is the fastest moving of the known valley glaciers in Antarctica.