Information About

Brilliant Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 7' 59.658" N,
147 ° 27' 15.531" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Length

2.3 mi (3.7 km)

Elevation

3461 ft (1054.91 m)

Uses

Brilliant Glacier in Detail.

About

trends SW to its terminus at head of a stream which drains into Unakwik Inlet, 40 mi. W of Valdez, Chugach Mts. 2.3 miles long.

History

So named in 1910 by U.S. Grant, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), because of the brilliancy of the ice.