Dick Glacier

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Dick Glacier (84°53′S 175°50′W / 84.883°S 175.833°W / -84.883; -175.833Coordinates: 84°53′S 175°50′W / 84.883°S 175.833°W / -84.883; -175.833) is a tributary glacier, 7 nautical miles (13 km) long, flowing west from Mount Campbell to enter Shackleton Glacier just north of Taylor Nunatak, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Lieutenant Alan L. Dick, a member of U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 during Operation Deep Freeze 1964.[1]

References[edit]

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