Algie Glacier

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Algie Glacier (82°8′S 162°5′E / 82.133°S 162.083°E / -82.133; 162.083Coordinates: 82°8′S 162°5′E / 82.133°S 162.083°E / -82.133; 162.083) is a 25-nautical-mile (50 km) long glacier which flows southeast into Nimrod Glacier just west of the Nash Range of Antarctica. It was named by the New Zealand Ross Sea Committee for R.M. Algie who, as Minister in Charge of Scientific and Industrial Research, gave his strong support to the New Zealand party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1956–58.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Algie Glacier" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).