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Garrison Glacier

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Location

59 ° 9' 47" N,
135 ° 41' 31" W

Region

Haines

Length

7 mi (11.27 km)

Elevation

2041 ft (622.1 m)

Uses

Garrison Glacier in Detail.

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About

heads on NE slope of Takhinsha Mts., trends to its terminus at head of Kicking Horse River, 5.6 mi. W of Pyramid Harbor and 22 mi. SSW of Skagway, St. Elias Mts. 7 miles long.


History

Named by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), and published in the 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 194) as the Garrison Glaciers. International Boundary Commission (IBC) Sheet 9 (1951 atlas) applied the name in 1923 as described above.