Information About

Seward Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 12' 31" N,
140 ° 22' 48" W

Region

Yakutat

Length

52 mi (83.69 km)

Elevation

3576 ft (1089.96 m)

Seward Glacier in Detail.

About

heads in Canada in icefield, near head of Columbus Glacier, at about 602400N1405500W, trends E and SW to Malaspina Glacier, 55 mi. NW of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts. 52 miles long.

History

Named by Russell (1891, p. 129), for William Henry Seward, 1801-72. See Seward.