Agassiz Glacier

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 60 ° 11' 10" N, 140 ° 44' 31" W
  • Region: Yakutat
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  • Elevation: 3061 ft (932.99 m)


heads at Newton Glacier, in Canada, trends S to Malaspina Glacier, 55 mi. NW of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts. 15 miles long.

Named by William Libbey, Jr., of the New York Times Expedition of 1886, for Louis Agassiz, 1807-73. See Agassiz, Point.



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