Information About

Amherst Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 0' 56" N,
147 ° 51' 20" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Length

4 mi (6.44 km)

Elevation

1345 ft (409.96 m)

Uses

Amherst Glacier in Detail.

About

trends NW to a lake, 5.5 mi. NE of Point Pakenham and 52 mi. SW of Valdez, Chugach Mts.; 4 miles long.

History

Named in 1899 by members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition for Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts.