Hoonah Glacier

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 58 ° 50' 26" N, 137 ° 3' 23" W
  • Region: Hoonah-Angoon (CA)
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  • Length: 6.5 mi (10.46 km)
  • Elevation: 2428 ft (740.05 m)


in Glacier Bay National Monument, trends NW to Johns Hopkins Inlet, 1.6 mi. NE of the 1961 terminus of Gilman Glacier and 78 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts. 6.5 miles long.

Indian name reported by the American Geographical Society in 1936. This glacier was named for the Huna (Hoonah) subdivison of the Tlingit Indians, Ho were located in the Cross Sound area.


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