Information About

Claremont Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Claremont Glacier on The Map

Location

60 ° 30' 37" N,
148 ° 42' 38" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Length

4 mi (6.44 km)

Elevation

2149 ft (655.02 m)

Uses

Claremont Glacier in Detail.

About

on Kenai Peninsula, terminates 1 mi. W of Kings Bay and 18 mi. S of Whittier, Chugach Mts.

History

Named in 1910 by U.S. Grant, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for Robert Fulton's Clarmont (which Grant misspelled), which made the first practical steamboat trip on the Hudson River from New York to Albany in 1807.