Rock Glacier Creek

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 61 ° 47' 1" N, 147 ° 39' 5" W
  • Region: Matanuska-Susitna
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  • Elevation: 1801 ft (548.94 m)

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About
In the Chugach Mountains, flowing NW to the Matanuska River, 0.3 mi E of Glacier Point, 50 mi. NE of Palmer, Chugach Mountains.

History
Named in 1956 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for the rock glaciers located at its headwaters. A rock glacier is a tongue-like body of angular boulders similar to a small ice glacier that generally occurs at high altitude in rugged terrain.

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