Information About

Margerie Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 58' 4" N,
137 ° 10' 33" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Length

21 mi (33.8 km)

Elevation

1991 ft (606.86 m)

Uses

Margerie Glacier in Detail.

About

heads on S slope of Mount Root, on Alaska-Canada boundary, trends SE and NE to Tarr Inlet, 1 mi. SE of the terminus of Grand Pacific Glacier and 87 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named by Lawrence Martin, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in 1923 for Emmanuel de Margerie, 1862-1953, French geologist, who visited Glacier Bay in 1913. Margerie was a famous geographer and geologist, who published many scientific papers including several on the geology of North America.

Margerie Glacier Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Margerie Glacier.