Information About

Kings Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Kings Glacier on The Map

Location

60 ° 26' 6" N,
148 ° 36' 17" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Length

2.5 mi (4.02 km)

Elevation

1539 ft (469.09 m)

Uses

Kings Glacier in Detail.

About

heads in Sargent Icefield, trends W 2.5 mi. to its terminus, 2.5 mi. E of Kings Bay, 24 mi. S of Whittier; Chugach Mts.

History

named in 1908 by U.S. Grant, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for a prospector who lived at the mouth of Kings River.