Information About

Matthes Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 44' 50" N,
134 ° 11' 56" W

Region

Juneau

Length

12 mi (19.31 km)

Elevation

4577 ft (1395.07 m)

Uses

Matthes Glacier in Detail.

About

In the Coast Mountains, heading at the Alaska-Canda boundary 3 mi ESE of Mount Ogilvie and trending SSW to Taku Glacier, 27 mi NNE of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Named in 1964 by members of the Juneau Icefield Research Program for Francois Emile Matthes, (1874-1948), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) topographer and glaciologist.