Lamplugh Glacier

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 58 ° 49' 56" N, 136 ° 53' 43" W
  • Region: Hoonah-Angoon (CA)
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  • Length: 8 mi (12.87 km)
  • Elevation: 1621 ft (494.08 m)

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in Glacier Bay National Monument, trends N to its 1961 terminus in Johns Hopkins Inlet, 1.4 mi. W of Ptarmigan Creek and 76 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.

History
Named by Lawrence Martin, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), about 1912 for George W. Lamplugh, 1859-1926, English geologist who visited Glacier Bay in 1884. Lamplugh joined the Geological Survey in 1901 and was assistant director of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, 1914-20.

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