Dick Glacier

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Dick Glacier
Map showing the location of Dick Glacier
Map showing the location of Dick Glacier
Location of Dick Glacier in Antarctica
Location Ross Dependency
Coordinates 84°53′S 175°50′W / 84.883°S 175.833°W / -84.883; -175.833
Length 7 nmi (13 km; 8 mi)
Thickness unknown
Terminus Shackleton Glacier
Status unknown

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]

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