Information About

Gates Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Gates Glacier on The Map

Location

61 ° 37' 41" N,
142 ° 59' 5" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Length

9 mi (14.48 km)

Elevation

4104 ft (1250.9 m)

Uses

Gates Glacier in Detail.

About

trends S from Mount Regal to Kennicott Glacier, 12 mi. N of McCarthy, Wrangell Mts. 9 miles long.

History

Named by F. C. Schrader, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in 1899 for Edward Gates, a local prospector.