Socks Glacier

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Socks Glacier is a small glacier descending the east slopes of Queen Alexandra Range just north of Owen Hills to enter the west side of Beardmore Glacier.[1] Discovered by the British Antarctic Expedition (1907–09) and named for one of the ponies taken with the South Pole Party. Socks, the last pony to survive the journey, fell into a crevasse on 7 December 1908, on Beardmore Glacier near Socks Glacier.

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

Coordinates: 83°42′S 170°5′E / 83.700°S 170.083°E / -83.700; 170.083