Augusta Glacier

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 60 ° 15' 32" N, 140 ° 25' 35" W
  • Region: Yakutat
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  • Length: 3 mi (4.83 km)
  • Elevation: 4311 ft (1313.99 m)


heads in Canada, between Mounts Augusta and Eaton, trends W and S to Seward Glacier, 54 mi. NNW of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts. 3 miles long.

Named in 1891 by I. C. Russell, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), "for Mt. Augusta," and presumably for his wife J. Augusta Olmsted Russell.



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