Information About

Baker Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Baker Glacier on The Map

Location

61 ° 4' 54.274" N,
148 ° 21' 33.65" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Nearest City

Whittier

Length

2 mi (3.22 km)

Elevation

3432 ft (1046.07 m)

Baker Glacier in Detail.

About

trends S to its terminus at head of stream which drains into Surprise Inlet, 6.5 mi. W of Point Doran and 52 mi. SE of Anchorage, Chugach Mts. 2 miles long.

History

Named in 1910 by U. S. Grant, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for Marcus Baker, 1849-1903, cartographer with U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and author of the "Dictionary of Alaska."