Information About

Southwest Branch Taku Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Southwest Branch Taku Glacier on The Map

Location

58 ° 33' 5" N,
134 ° 17' 19" W

Region

Juneau

Length

8 mi (12.87 km)

Elevation

3688 ft (1124.1 m)

Uses

Southwest Branch Taku Glacier in Detail.

About

In the Coast Mountains, heading 1 mi E of Amherst Peak and trending NE to Taku Glacier, 21 mi NNE of Juneau.

History

Named by members of the Juneau Icefield Research Project in 1964.

Places Near Southwest Branch Taku Glacier
Basins:

Icy Basin, Middle Basin, Upper Basin, Washington Basin,

Cliffs:

Two Echo Cliffs,

Dams:

Salmon Creek Dam, Switzer Creek Number 2 Dam,

Glaciers:

Dead Branch Norris Glacier, Death Valley Branch Norris Glacier, Demorest Glacier, Echo Glacier, Juneau Icefield, Leaking Glacier, Lemon Creek Glacier, Matthes Glacier, Middle Branch Norris Glacier, Norris Glacier, North Branch Norris Glacier, Nugget Creek Glacier, Ptarmigan Glacier, Southwest Branch Taku Glacier, Split Thumb Icefall, Taku Glacier,

Lakes:

Glory Lake, Loon Lakes, Oona Lake,

Mountains:

Amherst Peak, Annex Peak, Bullard Mountain, Cairn Peak, Carpet Peak, Cathedral Peak, Centurian Peak, Deadview Peak, Dipyramid, The Dukes, Echo Mountain, Emperor Peak, Exploration Peak, Floprock Peak, Flower Tower, Glacier Grub Tower, Glacier King, Guardian Mountain, Juncture Peak, Knowl, Little Matterhorn, Martin Peak, Matin Peak, Norris Mountain, North Nugget Spire, Nugget Mountain, Observation Peak, Olds Mountain, Princess Peak, Rhino Peak, Scorpion Peak, Shoehorn Mountain, Slanting Peak, Snowdrift Peak, Snowpatch Crag, Snowpatch Craig, Spencer Peak, Split Thumb, Stronghold Peak, Taku Towers, Thoroughfare Mountain, Topless Peak, Tricouni Peak, True Summit, The Tusk, Vantage Peak, Vesper Peak, West Summit, Mount Wrather,

Mountain Passes:

Echo Pass, Echo Pass, Igloo Pass,

Mountain Ranges:

Taku Range,

Ridges:

Annex Ridge, Berners Peaks, Blackerby Ridge, Canyon Ridge, Heintzleman Ridge, Mendenhall Towers, Norris-Taku Ridge, Nugget Towers, Ptarmigan Ridge, Salmon Ridge, Sol Thumb, Spirit Range, The Thoroughfare, The Wall,

Rivers:

Salmon Fork,

Streams:

Canyon Creek, Canyon Creek, Fall Creek, Goat Creek, Gold Fork, Sawmill Creek, Switzer Creek, Vista Creek,

Routes:

Lemon Creek Trail,

Valleys:

Death Valley,

Cities:

Lemon Creek, Vanderbilt Hill,