Information About

Clark Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 48' 41" N,
137 ° 6' 28" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Length

8 mi (12.87 km)

Elevation

3195 ft (973.84 m)

Uses

Clark Glacier in Detail.

About

in Glacier Bay National Monument, trends NW to its 1961 terminus at head of the Johns Hopkins Inlet, 78 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts. 8 miles long.

History

Named by W. O. Field and W. S. Cooper in 1936 for William Bullock Clark, 1860-1917, professor of geology at Johns Hopkins University. Clark was born in Vermont, taught geology at Johns Hopkins University from 1887-1917 and was a member of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from 1888 to 1917.