Ruth Glacier

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 62 ° 45' 55" N, 150 ° 37' 42" W
  • Region: Matanuska-Susitna
  • Uses:
  • Length: 31 mi (49.89 km)
  • Elevation: 2185 ft (665.99 m)


heads at Ruth Amphitheater, trends SE through The Great Gorge to its terminus, 25 mi. NW of Talkeetna, Alaska Range

Named in 1903 by F. A. Cook for his daughter. The Browne-Parker Expedition of 1910 referred to it as "Big Glacier."


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