Information About

Grand Plateau Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 2' 35" N,
137 ° 53' 4" W

Region

Yakutat

Length

11 mi (17.7 km)

Elevation

2244 ft (683.97 m)

Uses

Grand Plateau Glacier in Detail.

About

Heads about 5902N13750W, trends west to 1961 terminus 2 miles southeast of mouth of Clear Creek in Gulf of Alaska and 68 miles southeast of Yakutat, St Elias Mountains. 11 miles long.

History

La Perouse called this glacier Le Grand Plateau in 1786 and Dall (1875, pl. 21), U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), called it the Grand Plateau Glacier. This latter name was published in the 1883 Coast pilot (p. 205). (AK-T1)

Grand Plateau Glacier Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Grand Plateau Glacier.

Places Near Grand Plateau Glacier
Glaciers:

Alsek Glacier, Grand Plateau Glacier, Sea Otter Glacier,

Streams:

Sea Otter Creek,