Alice Glacier

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Alice Glacier
Map showing the location of Alice Glacier
Map showing the location of Alice Glacier
Location of Alice Glacier in Antarctica
Typetributary
LocationEast Antarctica
Coordinates83°58′S 170°0′E / 83.967°S 170.000°E / -83.967; 170.000
Length24 km (15 mi)
TerminusBeardmore Glacier

Alice Glacier (83°58′S 170°0′E / 83.967°S 170.000°E / -83.967; 170.000Coordinates: 83°58′S 170°0′E / 83.967°S 170.000°E / -83.967; 170.000) is a 13-nautical-mile (24 km) long tributary glacier in East Antarctica. It flows east from the Queen Alexandra Range to enter Beardmore Glacier at Sirohi Point. It was discovered by the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907–09, under Ernest Shackleton, and was named for the mother of Eric Marshall, a member of Shackleton's South Polar Party.[1]

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  1. ^ "Alice Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-05-08.

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