Information About

Alexander Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 53' 54" N,
139 ° 24' 57" W

Region

Yakutat

Elevation

1709 ft (520.9 m)

Uses

Alexander Glacier in Detail.

About

heads 0.2 mi. W of Summit of Mount McCarty, trends N to its 1961 terminus, 1.2 mi. E of Mount Alexander and 28 mi. NE of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts. 1.9 miles long.

History

Named in 1905 by Tarr and Martin (1906, map), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), probably after Beno Alexander, one of the Duke of Abruzzi's porters on the Duke's expedition of 1897.