Information About

Shiels Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 52' 23.319" N,
144 ° 47' 15.742" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Length

2 mi (3.22 km)

Elevation

3474 ft (1058.88 m)

Uses

Shiels Glacier in Detail.

About

trends NE to its terminus 2.5 mi. W of Copper River, 50 mi. N of Katalla, Chugach Mts.

History

Named in 1914 by Lawrence Martin for Archie Shields (sic) of the Copper River and Northwestern RR.