Information About

Romer Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 59' 9" N,
136 ° 44' 32" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Length

1.9 mi (3.06 km)

Elevation

2697 ft (822.05 m)

Uses

Romer Glacier in Detail.

About

In Glacier Bay National Monument, tends E to its 1961 terminus, 0.4 mi. W of Rendu Inlet and 76 mi. NW of Hoonah, 2.5 mi S of Rendu Glacier, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named in 1923 by Lawrence Martin, U.S. Dept. of State, for Eugeniusz Romer, 1871-1954, Professor of Geography at the University of Lemberg in Lemberg (now Lviv), in the former Austro-Hungarian Empire, and now part of Ukraine, and who visited Glacier Bay in 1913.