Information About

Childs Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 40' 44" N,
144 ° 52' 4" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Length

8 mi (12.87 km)

Elevation

1627 ft (495.91 m)

Uses

Childs Glacier in Detail.

About

trends SE ot its terminus at Copper River, 32 mi. NW of Katalla, Chugach Mts. 8 miles long.

History

Named by Captain W. R. Abercrombie, USA, "after George Washington Childs, of Philadelphia," during Abercrombie's earlier exploration on the Copper River in 1884.