Information About

Lamplugh Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 49' 56" N,
136 ° 53' 43" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Length

8 mi (12.87 km)

Elevation

1621 ft (494.08 m)

Uses

Lamplugh Glacier in Detail.

About

in Glacier Bay National Monument, trends N to its 1961 terminus in Johns Hopkins Inlet, 1.4 mi. W of Ptarmigan Creek and 76 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named by Lawrence Martin, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), about 1912 for George W. Lamplugh, 1859-1926, English geologist who visited Glacier Bay in 1884. Lamplugh joined the Geological Survey in 1901 and was assistant director of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, 1914-20.

Lamplugh Glacier Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Lamplugh Glacier.