Information About

Johns Hopkins Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 48' 24" N,
137 ° 15' 1" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Nearest City

Haines

Tributary to

Johns Hopkins Inlet

Length

12 mi (19.31 km)

Elevation

1811 ft (551.99 m)

Uses

Johns Hopkins Glacier in Detail.

Getting There

While Gustavus is closer Haines is going to be your best option for traveling to  Johns Hopkins Glacier if you're not on a cruise ship, or don't need to get there on a boat.

About

Johns Hopkins Glacier sits inside Glacier Bay National Park, heads on east slope of Lituya Mountain and trends west to head of Johns Hopkins Inlet and 56 miles northwest of Gustavus, or 66 miles southwest of Haines.

History

Named in 1893 by H. F. Reid (1896, p. 423) for the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md., chartered in 1869 and opened in 1876.

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