Information About

Augusta Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 15' 32" N,
140 ° 25' 35" W

Region

Yakutat

Length

3 mi (4.83 km)

Elevation

4311 ft (1313.99 m)

Uses

Augusta Glacier in Detail.

About

heads in Canada, between Mounts Augusta and Eaton, trends W and S to Seward Glacier, 54 mi. NNW of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts. 3 miles long.

History

Named in 1891 by I. C. Russell, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), "for Mt. Augusta," and presumably for his wife J. Augusta Olmsted Russell.