Half a decade ago Alsek Glacier covered half of Alsek Lake. Now it enters at the base of the mountains. Taken July 2009.

Alsek Lake


Alsek Lake a lake in Alaska

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  • Location: 59 ° 12' 1.332" N, 138 ° 8' 23.452" W
  • Borough: Yakutat
  • Elevation: 69 ft / 21 m
  • Length: 6 mi
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    on Alsek River at 1961 terminus of Alsek Glacier, 61 mi. SE of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts. 6 miles long.

    Name derived from the Alsek River, annotated by Blackwelder and Martin, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), on a manuscript map dated 1907.

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