Baxter Glacier

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Baxter Glacier (76°40′S 161°51′E / 76.667°S 161.850°E / -76.667; 161.850Coordinates: 76°40′S 161°51′E / 76.667°S 161.850°E / -76.667; 161.850) is a glacier nurtured by icefalls from Flight Deck Neve, flowing northeast between Flagship Mountain and Mount Davidson to enter Fry Glacier, in Convoy Range, Victoria Land. It was named by a 1976–77 Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition (VUWAE) field party after James K. Baxter, New Zealand poet and social critic.