Information About

Baldwin Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Baldwin Glacier on The Map

Location

58 ° 55' 30" N,
136 ° 22' 60" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

1798 ft (548.03 m)

Uses

Baldwin Glacier in Detail.

About

in Glacier Bay National Monument, trends NE to Plateau Glacier, 5 mi. SE of head of Queen Inlet, 68 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts. 2 miles long.

History

Named by members of the American Geographical Society Glacier Expedition of 1941 for Prentiss S. Baldwin, born in 1868, a practicing lawyer interested in geology, geography and natural history. In 1886 he visite d Muir Glacier and published two papers concerning his observations.