Burns Glacier

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Burns Glacier (73°57′S 164°15′E / 73.950°S 164.250°E / -73.950; 164.250Coordinates: 73°57′S 164°15′E / 73.950°S 164.250°E / -73.950; 164.250) is a tributary glacier, 12 nautical miles (22 km) long, flowing north along the east side of Pinckard Table to enter the southwest side of Tinker Glacier, in Victoria Land. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy air photos, 1955–63, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for John P. Burns, a radioman with the McMurdo Station winter parties of 1963 and 1967.[1]

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