Information About

Battle Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Battle Glacier on The Map

Location

58 ° 43' 38" N,
134 ° 34' 9" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

1791 ft (545.9 m)

Uses

Battle Glacier in Detail.

About

Heads in West Branch of Taku Glacier, Juneau Icefield, 0.8 mi. W of Camp 15 Peak; tends N 5.5 mi to Gilkey Glacier, 32 mi N of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Named in 1962 by M. M. Miller, Michigan State University for for Dr. W.R.B.Battle (died 1954), glaciologist, who was killed on an expedition to Baffin Island, Canada.