Matanuska Glacier

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 61 ° 39' 21" N, 147 ° 34' 52" W
  • Region: Matanuska-Susitna
  • Nearest City: Glacier View
  • Uses: Day Hiking, Hiking, Ice Climbing, Photographing, Walking
  • Length: 27 mi (43.45 km)
  • Elevation: 3350 ft (1021.08 m)


Getting There

Trends northwest to its terminus at a stream which drains into Matanuska River, 46 miles northeast of Palmer, Chugach Mountains.

Named in 1898 by Mendenhall (1900, p299 and 327), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) derived from the Matanuska River.


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