Burgess Glacier

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Burgess Glacier (85°26′S 171°55′E / 85.433°S 171.917°E / -85.433; 171.917Coordinates: 85°26′S 171°55′E / 85.433°S 171.917°E / -85.433; 171.917) is a glacier, 7 nautical miles (13 km) long, flowing northwest through Otway Massif to enter Mill Stream Glacier. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Robert W. Burgess, a United States Antarctic Research Program ionospheric physicist at South Pole Station, 1963.[1]

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