Information About

Herbert Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 34' 9" N,
134 ° 36' 30" W

Region

Juneau

Length

8 mi (12.87 km)

Elevation

2851 ft (868.98 m)

Uses

Herbert Glacier in Detail.

About

heads at 583700N8 1343400W and trends SW to an unnamed lake at head of Herbert River, 2 mi. N of Windfall Lake and 20 mi. NW of Juneau, Coast Mts. 8 miles long.

History

Named in 1890 by Lieutenant Commander H. B. Mansfield, U.S. Navy (USN), for Hon. Hilary Abner Herbert, 1834-1919, lawyer, Colonel in the Army of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War, member of Congress, 1877-93, and Secretary of the Navy in the Cabinet of President Cleveland, 1893-97. Name

Herbert Glacier Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Herbert Glacier.

Places Near Herbert Glacier
Bars:

Cohen Reef, Eagle Reef,

Basins:

Cottrell Basin, Lower Basin, Middle Basin, Upper Basin, Yankee Basin,

Bays:

Adams Anchorage, Amalga Harbor, Auke Bay, Auke Nu Cove, Eagle Harbor, Huffman Harbor, Indian Cove, Lena Cove, Pearl Harbor, Tee Harbor,

Capes:

Auke Cape, Indian Point, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Point Louisa, Mendenhall Peninsula, Spaulding Point, Point Stephens, Sunny Point,

Cliffs:

The Breadline, Two Echo Cliffs,

Dams:

Nugget Creek Dam, Switzer Creek Number 2 Dam,

Glaciers:

Battle Glacier, Eagle Glacier, Echo Glacier, Herbert Glacier, Juneau Icefield, Leaking Glacier, Mendenhall Glacier, Thiel Glacier, West Branch Taku Glacier,

Hills:

Pederson Hill, Tolch Rock,

Islands:

Aaron Island, Battleship Island, Coghlan Island, Cohen Island, Indian Island, Kishbrock Island, Strauss Rock,

Lakes:

Auke Lake, Dredge Lake, Mendenhall Lake, Nugget Creek, Peterson Lake, Salt Lake, Windfall Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Adolph Knopf, Auke Mountain, Bullard Mountain, Camp 15 Peak, Dike Mountain, Mount Ernest Gruening, Folded Towers, Glacier Grub Tower, Glacier King, Horn Spire, Knowl, McGinnis Mountain, Mustang Peak, Rhino Peak, The Snow Towers, Snowdrift Peak, Snowpatch Crag, Snowpatch Craig, Spencer Peak, Stroller White Mountain, Thane Mountain, Thunder Mountain, Treasury Hill, Triangle Peak, Tricouni Peak, The Tusk, Mount Wrather,

Parks:

Auke Recreation Area,

Ridges:

Berners Peaks, Blackerby Ridge, Canyon Ridge, Heintzleman Ridge, Icefall Spires, Mendenhall Towers, Nugget Towers,

Rivers:

Eagle River, Herbert River,

Streams:

Arastra Creek, Auke Creek, Auke Nu Creek, Bacon Creek, Bay Creek, Boulder Creek, Canyon Creek, Canyon Creek, Duck Creek, Fall Creek, Goat Creek, Goose Creek, Jordan Creek, Lake Creek, Lena Creek, McGinnis Creek, Montana Creek, Nugget Creek, Peterson Creek, Sawmill Creek, Shrine Creek, Slate Creek, Steep Creek, Switzer Creek, Tee Creek, Tenk Creek, Tusta Creek, Vista Creek, Waydelich Creek, Windfall Creek,

Routes:

Amalga Trail, Herbert Glacier Trail, Lemon Creek Trail, Mount McGinnis Trail, Montana Creek Trail, Nugget Creek Trail, Spaulding Trail, West Glacier Trail, Windfall Lake Trail, Yankee Basin Trail,

Valleys:

Avalanche Canyon, Mendenhall Valley, Prairie Basin,

Cities:

Amalga (historical), Auke (historical), Auke Bay, Dobson Landing, Fairhaven, Lemon Creek, Lena Beach, Mendenhall Valley, Mendenhaven, Saint Terese, Tee Harbor,