Information About

McBride Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 5' 46" N,
136 ° 2' 49" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Length

14 mi (22.53 km)

Elevation

2195 ft (669.04 m)

Uses

McBride Glacier in Detail.

About

Located in Glacier Bay National Monument, heads on the southern side of the Takhinsha Mountains, trends south to Muir Inlet, 4 miles north of Sealers Island, and 42 miles southwest of Skagway, St Elias Mountains. (AK-T1)

History

Named in 1890 by Reid (1896, pl. 86) U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for H. McBride, a member of his party in 1890. On the map dated 1890, Reid (1892, pl. 14) had named the glacier "Second North Tributary Muir Glacier," but later he changed the name to McBride Glacier. (AK-T1)

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