Information About

Hoonah Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 50' 26" N,
137 ° 3' 23" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Length

6.5 mi (10.46 km)

Elevation

2428 ft (740.05 m)

Uses

Hoonah Glacier in Detail.

About

in Glacier Bay National Monument, trends NW to Johns Hopkins Inlet, 1.6 mi. NE of the 1961 terminus of Gilman Glacier and 78 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts. 6.5 miles long.

History

Indian name reported by the American Geographical Society in 1936. This glacier was named for the Huna (Hoonah) subdivison of the Tlingit Indians, Ho were located in the Cross Sound area.

Hoonah Glacier Gallery

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