Information About

Red Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Red Glacier on The Map

Location

55 ° 57' 25.804" N,
130 ° 10' 8.888" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

3596 ft (1096.06 m)

Uses

Red Glacier in Detail.

About

in Lincoln Mts., trends N to its (1955) terminus 6.5 mi. NW of Hyder, Coast Mts.

History

Descriptive name given in 1926 by Buddington, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), because the "moraine of this glacier is almost wholly of red quartz monzonite boulders."