ⓘ Glaciers of Alaska ..

Grand Pacific Glacier

Grand Pacific Glacier is a 25-mile long glacier in British Columbia and Alaska. It begins in Glacier Bay National Park in the St. Elias Mountains, 7 miles southwest of Mount Hay, trends east into the Grand Pacific Pass area of British Columbia, and then southeast to the head of Tarr Inlet at Alaska-Canada boundary, 68 miles west of Skagway.

Knik Glacier

The Knik Glacier is located just 50 miles east of Anchorage, Alaska on the northern end of the Chugach Mountains. The ice field averages over 25 miles long and over 5 miles across, making it one of the largest glaciers in southcentral Alaska. Knik Glacier feeds the 25-mile long Knik River which empties into the Knik Arm section of Cook Inlet.

Margerie Glacier

Margerie Glacier is a 21 mi long tidewater glacier in Glacier Bay, Alaska, United States within the boundaries of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. The glacier begins on the southern slopes of Mount Root, elevation 12.860 feet, on the Alaska–Canada border flowing southeast down the valley, then turning to the northeast toward its terminus in Tarr Inlet. Margerie Glacier is one of the most active and frequently-visited glaciers in Glacier Bay, which was declared a National Monument in 1925, a National Park and Preserve in 1980, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve in 1986 and a World Heri ...

Penny Royal Glacier

Penny Royal Glacier sits in the Talkeetna Mountains in an undeveloped wilderness area, at an elevation between approximately 4.600-6.000 ft. Penny Royal is an alpine glacier surrounded by mountains, cliffs, and glacial valleys. The glacier can receive snowfall year-round.

Snowbird Glacier

Snowbird Glacier is located near the southwestern corner of the Talkeetna Mountains of Alaska. It sits in a high alpine bowl surrounded by largely unnamed rugged granite peaks, glaciers, and canyons. Snowbird Glacier is located in a high alpine zone characterized by rock, ice, and minimal vegetation.

Yale Glacier

Yale Glacier is a 20-mile-long glacier in the U.S. state of Alaska. It begins at the saddle between Mount Witherspoon and Mount Einstein, and trends southwest to Yale Arm of College Fjord, 47 miles west of Valdez. It was named for Yale University by members of the 1899 Harriman Alaska Expedition.

                                     

Bacon Glacier

Bacon Glacier is a glacier in Juneau City and Borough, Alaska, US, close to the Canada–United States border. It drains into Bacon Creek. The glacier has an elevation of 2.611 feet, and is located at 58.650°N 133.808°W  / 58.650; -133.808. Like many other place names in Alaska, Bacon Glacier also reflects the importance of food to the early prospectors and miners who came up with many of those names.

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