Petermann Glacier

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Petermann Glacier is a large glacier located in North-West Greenland to the east of Nares Strait. It connects the Greenland ice sheet to the Arctic Ocean at 81°10' north latitude, near Hans Island. The glacier and its fjord are named after German cartographer August Heinrich Petermann.[1]


  1. Sides, Hampton (2014) In The Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette. Doubleday. p. 406. ISBN 978-0385535373.