Information About

Great Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 49' 60" N,
131 ° 46' 60" W

Region

Wrangell

Elevation

89 ft (27.13 m)

Uses

Great Glacier in Detail.

About

heads on Alaska-Canada boundary, 36 mi. NE of Petersburg, trends SE to Stikine River in British Columbia; Coast Mts..

History

Named reported in 1877 by Joseph Hunter, Canadian engineer and surveyor, who wrote "Great Glacier is said to extend northwestwardly to the coast about 70 miles, from 350 to 400 feet high."