Information About

Villard Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 17' 22.337" N,
135 ° 14' 56.665" W

Region

Haines

Length

2 mi (3.22 km)

Elevation

3740 ft (1139.95 m)

Uses

Villard Glacier in Detail.

About

on N side of Mt. Villard, trends NE to its 1964 terminus, 12 mi. S of Skagway, Coast Mts.

History

Named by W. H. Dall, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), for Henry Villard, French glaciologist, and published in the 1883 Alaska Coast Pilot (pl. 1819).

Places Near Villard Glacier
Bars:

Indian Rock, Jenkins Rock, Johnson Rock,

Bays:

Carrs Cove, Chilkat Inlet, Chilkoot Inlet, Kalhagu Cove, Kelgaya Bay, Letnikof Cove, Mud Bay, Nahku Bay, Paradise Cove, Portage Cove, Shiyi Bay, Smugglers Cove, Taiya Inlet, Taiyasanka Harbor, Tanani Bay,

Beaches:

Tanani Beach, Tlegu Beach,

Capes:

Battery Point, Chilkat Peninsula, Dyea Point, False Battery Point, Glacier Point, Halutu Peninsula, Kelgaya Point, Lehunua Point, Low Point, Nukdik Point, Seduction Point, Taiya Point, Tanani Point, Yakutania Point,

Cities:

Haines, Skagway,

Dams:

Louie Nelson Homestead Dam, Lower Dewey Lake Forebay Dam, Lower Dewey Lake Number 1 Dam, Upper Dewey Lake Dam,

Fictional Places:

Cicely,

Glaciers:

Denver Glacier, Schubee Glacier, South Glacier, Villard Glacier,

Islands:

Dalasuga Island, Kochu Island, Lehunua Island, Pyramid Island, Talsani Island,

Lakes:

Black Lake, Devils Punch Bowl, Icy Lake, Lily Lake, Lower Dewey Lake, Paradise Lake, Rustabach Lake, Rutzebeck Lake, Upper Dewey Lake,

Mountains:

Boundary Peak 109, Face Mountain, Mount Harding, Mount Hefty, Mount Riley, Sinclair Mountain, Twin Dewey Peaks, Mount Villard,

Parks:

Chilkat State Park,

Mountain Ranges:

Coast Range, Sawtooth Range,

Ridges:

Halutu Ridge,

Rivers:

East Fork Skagway River, Ferebee River, Glacier River, Katzehin River, Skagway River, Taiya River,

Streams:

Burro Creek, Dayehas Creek, Dewey Creek, Johnson Creek, Johnson Creek, Kasidaya Creek, Ludaseska Creek, Mink Creek, Nelson Creek, Reid Creek, Snyder Creek, Yeldagalga Creek,

Routes:

Mount Riley Trail, Battery Point Trail, Dewey Lakes and Devils Punch Bowl, Lower Dewey Lake Loop Trail, Nahku Portage, Reid Falls Trail, Seduction Point Trail, Sturgill's Landing Trail,

Valleys:

Ferebee Valley,

Cities:

Denver (historical), Mud Bay, Port Chilkoot, Tanani,

Waterfalls:

Reid Falls,