Information About

Agassiz Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 11' 10" N,
140 ° 44' 31" W

Region

Yakutat

Elevation

3061 ft (932.99 m)

Uses

Agassiz Glacier in Detail.

About

heads at Newton Glacier, in Canada, trends S to Malaspina Glacier, 55 mi. NW of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts. 15 miles long.

History

Named by William Libbey, Jr., of the New York Times Expedition of 1886, for Louis Agassiz, 1807-73. See Agassiz, Point.

Places Near Agassiz Glacier
Glaciers:

Agassiz Glacier, Libbey Glacier, Malaspina Glacier,

Lakes:

Oily Lake,

Mountains:

Boundary Peak 184, Boundary Peak 185, Moore Nunatak, Mount Saint Elias,

Mountain Ranges:

Samovar Hills,