Information About

Andrews Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Andrews Glacier on The Map

Location

58 ° 54' 45" N,
136 ° 20' 30" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Length

2 mi (3.22 km)

Elevation

2306 ft (702.87 m)

Uses

Andrews Glacier in Detail.

About

in Glacier Bay National Monument, trends W to Plateau Glacier, 70 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.; 2 miles long.

History

Named by members of the American Geographical Society's Glacier Bay Expedition of 1941, for Clarence Leroy Andrews, 1862-1948, who visited Muiri Inlet in 1892, 1903, and 1913 and published reports of his observations. He is also the author of many publications dealing largely with Alaskan history.