Atrevida Glacier

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 59 ° 57' 38" N, 139 ° 47' 43" W
  • Region: Yakutat
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  • Length: 6 mi (9.66 km)
  • Elevation: 1332 ft (405.99 m)


heads at about 600100N1384300W; trends SW to Lucia Glacier, W of Amphitheater Knob, 29 mi. N of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts. 6 miles long.

Named in 1890 by Russell (1891, p. 92), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for one of the two vessels of Captain Malaspina, an Italian who, in the service of Spain, explored the Alaskan coast in 1791.



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