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Sorsdal Glacier

Sorsdal Glacier (68°41′S 78°15′E / 68.683°S 78.250°E / -68.683; 78.250Coordinates: 68°41′S 78°15′E / 68.683°S 78.250°E / -68.683; 78.250) is a heavily crevassed glacier, 15 nautical miles (28 km) long, flowing westward along the south side of Krok Fjord and the Vestfold Hills and terminating in a prominent glacier tongue at Prydz Bay. Discovered in February 1935 by a Norwegian expedition in the for Lief Sorsdal, a Norwegian dentist and a member of the party from Thorshavn that landed at the northern end of the Vestfold Hills.

Sorsdal Glacier Tongue (68°42′S 78°0′E / 68.700°S 78.000°E / -68.700; 78.000) is the prominent seaward extension of Sorsdal Glacier into Prydz Bay. Discovered by Captain Klarius Mikkelsen in 1935 and named in association with Sorsdal Glacier.

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