Information About

Root Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 34' 36" N,
142 ° 54' 7" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Length

15 mi (24.14 km)

Elevation

3150 ft (960.12 m)

Uses

Root Glacier in Detail.

About

trends S from Regal Mtn. to Kennicott Glacier, 5 mi. N of McCarthy, Wrangell Mts.

History

Named in 1899 by Oscar Rohn for U.S. Secretary of War Elihu Root, 1845-1937.

Root Glacier Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Root Glacier.