Information About

Atrevida Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 57' 38" N,
139 ° 47' 43" W

Region

Yakutat

Length

6 mi (9.66 km)

Elevation

1332 ft (405.99 m)

Uses

Atrevida Glacier in Detail.

About

heads at about 600100N1384300W; trends SW to Lucia Glacier, W of Amphitheater Knob, 29 mi. N of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts. 6 miles long.

History

Named in 1890 by Russell (1891, p. 92), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for one of the two vessels of Captain Malaspina, an Italian who, in the service of Spain, explored the Alaskan coast in 1791.