Cox Glacier (Coordinates: ) is a small glacier immediately east of Rochray Glacier on Thurston Island, flowing south to Abbot Ice Shelf in Peacock Sound. It was delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 in January 1960, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Lieutenant Jerry G. Cox, U.S. Navy, a helicopter pilot aboard the USS Burton Island, who made exploratory flights to Thurston Island in February 1960.
- This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Cox Glacier" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).
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