Parks Glacier

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Parks Glacier (77°7′S 125°55′W / 77.117°S 125.917°W / -77.117; -125.917Coordinates: 77°7′S 125°55′W / 77.117°S 125.917°W / -77.117; -125.917) is a glacier draining southeastward from Weiss Amphitheater, a caldera in southern Mount Sidley, in the Executive Committee Range, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) on the Executive Committee Range Traverse of 1959. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Perry E. Parks, Jr., exploration geophysicist and assistant seismologist on the Marie Byrd Land Traverse, 1959-60.[1]

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  1. ^ "Parks Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2018-01-16.

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