Information About

Lituya Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 44' 7" N,
137 ° 26' 41" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Length

11 mi (17.7 km)

Elevation

2877 ft (876.91 m)

Uses

Lituya Glacier in Detail.

About

in Glacier Bay National Monument, heads on SW slope of Fairweather Range, trends SW to Gilbert Inlet, on Lituya Bay, 1.6 mi. NW of the terminus of Cascade Glacier and 85 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named in 1917 by J. B. Mertie, Jr., U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Lituya Glacier Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Lituya Glacier.