Adams Glacier

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 58 ° 47' 14.415" N, 135 ° 51' 56.797" W
  • Region: Hoonah-Angoon (CA)
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  • Length: 3.5 mi (5.63 km)
  • Elevation: 2677 ft (815.95 m)

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About
The feature is in Glacier Bay National Monument, 40 mi. SW of Skagway; St. Elias Mts.

History
The feature was named in 1896 by H. F. Reid, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for C. A. Adams, a member of his party in 1892. Muir Glacier" (Reid, 1892, map). The entry was also listed in "Dictionary of Alaska Place Names" (Orth, 1967).

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