Information About

Adams Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Adams Glacier on The Map

Location

58 ° 47' 14.415" N,
135 ° 51' 56.797" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Length

3.5 mi (5.63 km)

Elevation

2677 ft (815.95 m)

Uses

Adams Glacier in Detail.

About

The feature is in Glacier Bay National Monument, 40 mi. SW of Skagway; St. Elias Mts.

History

The feature was named in 1896 by H. F. Reid, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for C. A. Adams, a member of his party in 1892. Muir Glacier" (Reid, 1892, map). The entry was also listed in "Dictionary of Alaska Place Names" (Orth, 1967).