Information About

Grewingk Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 34' 51" N,
150 ° 57' 1" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Length

12 mi (19.31 km)

Elevation

2375 ft (723.9 m)

Uses

Grewingk Glacier in Detail.

About

on Kenai Peninsula, trends NW to its terminus at Grewingk Creek 3 mi. SW of Kachemak Bay, 15 mi. ESE of Homer, Chugach Mts. 12 miles long.

History

Named by W. H. Dall, US@C&GS, in 1880, for Constantin Grewingk, who in 1850, published a work in German on the geology and volcanism of Alaska.