Information About

Ruth Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Ruth Glacier on The Map

Location

62 ° 45' 55" N,
150 ° 37' 42" W

Region

Matanuska-Susitna

Length

31 mi (49.89 km)

Elevation

2185 ft (665.99 m)

Uses

Ruth Glacier in Detail.

About

heads at Ruth Amphitheater, trends SE through The Great Gorge to its terminus, 25 mi. NW of Talkeetna, Alaska Range

History

Named in 1903 by F. A. Cook for his daughter. The Browne-Parker Expedition of 1910 referred to it as "Big Glacier."

Ruth Glacier Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Ruth Glacier.