Albrecht Penck Glacier

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Albrecht Penck Glacier (76°40′S 162°20′E / 76.667°S 162.333°E / -76.667; 162.333Coordinates: 76°40′S 162°20′E / 76.667°S 162.333°E / -76.667; 162.333) is a glacier between the Fry Glacier and the Evans Piedmont Glacier, draining northeast toward Tripp Bay on the coast of Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was first charted by the British Antarctic Expedition (1907–09) which named this feature for Albrecht Penck, the Director of the Institute of Oceanography and of the Geographical Institute in Berlin.[1]