Information About

Spoon Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Spoon Glacier on The Map

Location

60 ° 1' 4" N,
149 ° 15' 14" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Length

1 mi (1.61 km)

Elevation

2162 ft (658.98 m)

Uses

Spoon Glacier in Detail.

About

on Resurrection Peninsula, trends E to its terminus, 8 mi. SE of Seward, Chugach Mts.

History

Named in 1908 by Grant and Higgins (1913, p. 55), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Named "on account of its smooth, glassy, round front, which reminds one approaching from below of the inverted end of a huge spoon."