Twentyseven Mile Glacier

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 61 ° 8' 54.17" N, 145 ° 46' 48.756" W
  • Region: Valdez-Cordova (CA)
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  • Length: 1.2 mi (1.93 km)
  • Elevation: 4724 ft (1439.88 m)
  • Tributary to: Ptarmigan Creek

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About
Heads 2 mi. S of Girls Mtn., trends SE to its terminus, 1.5 mi. NW of Thompson Pass and 17 mi. E of Valdez, Chugach Mts.

History
Named in 1960 by H. W. Coulter, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), "because the glacier is about twentyseven miles up the Richardson Highway from Valdez."

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Twentyseven Mile Glacier is a cool hanging glacier, which is not too difficult to reach at the base. For those less adventurous it still looks good from the highway.

Zachary Sheldon
Zachary Sheldon February 28, 2018
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