Amherst Glacier

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 61 ° 0' 56" N, 147 ° 51' 20" W
  • Region: Valdez-Cordova (CA)
  • Uses:
  • Length: 4 mi (6.44 km)
  • Elevation: 1345 ft (409.96 m)


trends NW to a lake, 5.5 mi. NE of Point Pakenham and 52 mi. SW of Valdez, Chugach Mts.; 4 miles long.

Named in 1899 by members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition for Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts.



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