Information About

Serpent Tongue Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Serpent Tongue Glacier on The Map

Location

58 ° 22' 9" N,
154 ° 38' 12" W

Region

Lake and Peninsula

Elevation

2434 ft (741.88 m)

Uses

Serpent Tongue Glacier in Detail.

About

on Alaska Peninsula, in Katmai National Monument, heads on ridge, between Mount Denison and Snowy Mtn., trends NW to its 1951 terminus at head of Rainbow River, 18 mi. NE of Mount Katmai, Aleutian Range

History

Descriptive name given in 1923 by R. H. Sargent, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), "because of its forked outline."

Places Near Serpent Tongue Glacier
Bays:

Hidden Harbor,

Glaciers:

Hook Glacier, Serpent Tongue Glacier,

Lakes:

Katmai Lakes, Spectacle Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Denison, Snowy Mountain,

Mountain Passes:

Hagelbargers Pass,

Ridges:

Noisy Mountain,

Rivers:

Rainbow River,

Waterfalls:

Wolverine Falls,