Information About

LeConte Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 56' 46" N,
132 ° 19' 46" W

Region

Petersburg (CA)

Length

6 mi (9.66 km)

Elevation

3707 ft (1129.89 m)

Uses

LeConte Glacier in Detail.

About

Flowing SW to the head of Le Conte Bay, 20 mi. E of Petersburg, Coast Range.

History

Named in 1887 by Lieutenant Commander C. M. Thomas, U.S. Navy (USN), for Joseph Leconte, professor of geology at the University of Calif. See Leconte Bay.