Wright Lower Glacier

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Wright Lower Glacier (77°25′S 163°0′E / 77.417°S 163.000°E / -77.417; 163.000Coordinates: 77°25′S 163°0′E / 77.417°S 163.000°E / -77.417; 163.000) is a stagnant glacier occupying the mouth of Wright Valley and coalescing at its east side with Wilson Piedmont Glacier, in Victoria Land. Formerly called Wright Glacier, but that name was amended by the Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition (VUWAE) (1958–59) to distinguish this glacier from Wright Upper Glacier at the head of Wright Valley. Originally named by the British Antarctic Expedition (1910–13) for Charles Wright, physicist with the expedition.

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USGS GNIS detail

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