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Contact Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 28' 13" N,
148 ° 26' 32" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Elevation

1014 ft (309.07 m)

Uses

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About

on E side of Kenai Peninsula, heads in Sargent Ice Field, trends N to its terminus, 1 mi. SW of Head of Deep Water Bay, 22 mi. SE of Whittier, Chugach Mts. 2 miles long.

History

Named in 1910 by U.S. Grant, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), "because it covers contact between granite and sediments."