Information About

Gilman Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 48' 7" N,
137 ° 2' 13" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Length

3 mi (4.83 km)

Elevation

2979 ft (908 m)

Uses

Gilman Glacier in Detail.

About

in Glacier Bay National Monument, trends NW to 1961 terminus on Johns Hopkins Inlet, 3 mi. NE of terminus of Johns Hopkins Glacier, 78 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts. 3 miles long.

History

Named by Field and Cooper (1937, p. 62) for Daniel Coit Gilman, 1831-1908, educator. He was president of the University of California, 1872-75, first president of Johns Hopkins University, 1876-1901, and president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1902-04.

Gilman Glacier Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Gilman Glacier.