Information About

Patterson Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 0' 35" N,
132 ° 33' 14" W

Region

Petersburg (CA)

Length

15 mi (24.14 km)

Elevation

2769 ft (843.99 m)

Uses

Patterson Glacier in Detail.

About

heads 5 mi. NE of Twin Peaks, Trends SW to head of Patterson River, 15 mi. NE of Petersburg, Coast Mts.

History

Named by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), in 1879, for Carlile P. Patterson, then Superintendent of U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS)(Orth, Donald J. Dictionary of Alaska Place Names. Washington, DC: GPO, 1967.).