Information About

John Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 51' 17" N,
137 ° 10' 32" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Length

0.5 mi (0.8 km)

Elevation

3776 ft (1150.92 m)

Uses

John Glacier in Detail.

About

in Glacier Bay National Monument, trends E to its 1961 terminus, 1 mi. NW of 1961 terminus of Johns Hopkins Glacier, 80 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named in 1936 by Field and Cooper (1937, p. 62) for "Stickeen John," one of the Tlingit Indians who accompanied John Muir on his visit in 1879 (Muir, 1915, p. 115).