Information About

Northwestern Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Northwestern Glacier on The Map

Location

59 ° 49' 31" N,
150 ° 3' 18" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Length

5.5 mi (8.85 km)

Elevation

958 ft (292 m)

Uses

Northwestern Glacier in Detail.

About

Heads in the Kenai Mountains, trends S to the head of Northwestern Fior, 8 km (5 mi) E of McCarty Glacier, 55 mi. NE of Homer, Chugach Mts.

History

Named about 1909 by U.S.Grant (U.S. Geological Survey), for Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill (in Books and others, 1910, pl. 3).