Information About

Twin Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Twin Glacier on The Map

Location

58 ° 53' 47" N,
136 ° 25' 10" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Length

0.6 mi (0.97 km)

Elevation

2421 ft (737.92 m)

Uses

Twin Glacier in Detail.

About

in Glacier Bay National Monument, heads 0.6 mi. S of Mount Merriam, trends E 64 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.

History

Descriptive name given in 1890 by Reid (1896, p. 427). At that time there were two glaciers here. Since then, one has disappeared and the larger has retreated northward.