Bering Glacier

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 60 ° 18' 8" N, 143 ° 25' 11" W
  • Region: Valdez-Cordova (CA)
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  • Length: 48 mi (77.25 km)
  • Elevation: 1335 ft (406.91 m)
  • Lakes: Vitus Lake,

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About
heads in Bagley Ice Field at 603200N1423500W, trends SW to its 1950 terminus, 66 mi. ESE of Cordova, Malaspina Coastal Plain. 48 miles long.

History
Named by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1880 to commemorate Captain Commander Ivan Ivanovich (Vitus) Bering, a Dane in the naval service of Peter the Great, and as leader of an official voyage of exploration, credited with the discovery of Alaska. His first landfall was made in this area in July 1741.

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