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Kluvesna Glacier

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Location

61 ° 49' 28" N,
143 ° 48' 55" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Elevation

4124 ft (1257 m)

Uses

Kluvesna Glacier in Detail.

About

trends SW to its terminus at head of Kluvensa River, 16 mi. NW of Mount Blackburn, Wrangell Mts.

History

Prospectors' name reported in 1900 as "Kluwesna Glacier" by T. G. Gerdine, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); it may have been derived from the Ahtena Indian word "khly" meaning "glacier."