Information About

Gray Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Gray Glacier on The Map

Location

56 ° 0' 35" N,
130 ° 9' 59" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Length

2 mi (3.22 km)

Elevation

3566 ft (1086.92 m)

Uses

Gray Glacier in Detail.

About

heads on NW slope of Ninemile Mtn., trends S to its 1955 terminus 8 mi. NW of Hyder, Coast Mts. 2 miles long.

History

Descriptive name given in 1926 by A. F. Buddington, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), because the moraine of this glacier is composed almost wholly of gray granodiorite boulders***.