Information About

Rasmuson Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 44' 7.165" N,
139 ° 24' 42.555" W

Region

Yakutat

Elevation

1050 ft (320.04 m)

Uses

Rasmuson Glacier in Detail.

About

Heads on the north slope of Mount Rasmuson, trends north then southeast to end 1.6 km (1 mile) west of Russell Fiord, 34 km (21 miles) northeast of Yakutat.

History

Named in 1905 for Edward A Rasmuson (1882-1949), teacher at the government school at Yakutat and missionary of the SwedishEvangelical Mission Covenant of America. (US-T121) It was called Rasmussen Glacier by RS Tarr and Lawrence Martin (1914, p165). (AK-T1)