in Glacier Bay National Monument, trends E to its 1961 terminus, 1 mi. NW of Johns Hopkins Inlet, 2 mi. N of terminus of Toyatte Glacier, 82 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.
Named in 1936 by Field and Cooper (1937, p. 62) for Ernest L. Jones, 1876-1929, hydrographic and geodetic engineer and a member of the International Boundary Commission (IBC). Jones was a member of the U.S. Dept of Commercial Fisheries, 1913-15 and Superintendent and Director of U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), 1915-20. He was the author of many publications, including several on Alaska.
Charley Glacier, Clark Glacier, Gilman Glacier, Grand Pacific Glacier, Hoonah Glacier, John Glacier, Johns Hopkins Glacier, Jones Glacier, Kadachan Glacier, Kashoto Glacier, Margerie Glacier, Topeka Glacier, Toyatte Glacier, Tyeen Glacier,