Scidmore Glacier

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 58 ° 48' 19" N, 136 ° 43' 46" W
  • Region: Hoonah-Angoon (CA)
  • Uses:
  • Length: 2.5 mi (4.02 km)
  • Elevation: 1388 ft (423.06 m)


in Glacier Bay National Monument, trends NW and E to its 1961 terminus 4.5 mi. SE of head of Reid Inlet and 66 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.

Named by Field and Cooper (1937, pl. 1 and p. 62) for Eliza R. Scidmore, 1856-1928, author of "Alaska, its Southern Coast and the Sitkan Archipelago," (1885), and "Guide to Alaska and the Northwest Coast," (1890). After visiting Glacier Bay she wrote about its discovery in the National Geographic Magazine in 1896.



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