Information About

Lechner Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 56' 16.355" N,
149 ° 37' 31.261" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Length

1.3 mi (2.09 km)

Elevation

1545 ft (470.92 m)

Uses

Lechner Glacier in Detail.

About

1 mi. E of Aialik Bay, 16 mi. SW of Seward, Chugach Mts.

History

Named in 1909 by U. S. Grant, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for John Lechner, prospector, then living at Seward; Lechner and F. P. Skee "probably had more to do with the finding of lode gold north of Seward than any other two men." See Skee Glacier.