Information About

Libbey Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 10' 31" N,
140 ° 56' 54" W

Region

Yakutat

Elevation

2362 ft (719.94 m)

Uses

Libbey Glacier in Detail.

About

Heads on Haydon Peak, trends S to Agassiz Glacier, 11 mi. S of Mount Saint Elias, 60 mi. NW of Yakutat,

History

So named in 1888 by Topham (1889) for William Libbey, Jr., 1855-1927, of Princeton University scientist, geologist, geographer, writer, and solider, who was a member of the New York Times Expedition to this area in 1886.