Information About

Black Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Black Glacier on The Map

Location

59 ° 57' 42" N,
139 ° 40' 23" W

Region

Yakutat

Length

2.2 mi (3.54 km)

Elevation

1601 ft (487.98 m)

Uses

Black Glacier in Detail.

About

heads 3 mi. NW of Bancas Point trends S to its 1961 terminus, 1 mi. NE of terminus of Galiano Glacier and 28 mi. N of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts. 2.2 miles long.

History

Descriptive name given by Russell (1891, p. 101) because of its dark appearance, a result of the earth and stone almost completely covering it.