In Glacier Bay National Monument, trends NW with a maximum elevation of 4,830 ft., 4 mi. SE of Triangle Island, and 67 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts. 2 miles long.
Named by the American Geographical Society's Glacier Bay Expedition of 1941 for Benjamin Kendall Emerson, 1843-1932, professor of geology, who visited the Muir Glacier with the Harriman Alaska Expedition in 1899. Emerson taught geology at Amherst College from 1878-1912. He worked for U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from 1890 until his death and he is noted for his investigations of the geology of Massachusetts.
Andrews Glacier, Baldwin Glacier, Burroughs Glacier, Carroll Glacier, Cushing Glacier, Dying Glacier (historical), Loomis Glacier, Morse Glacier, Muir Glacier, Patton Glacier, Plateau Glacier, Twin Glacier,