Crescent Glacier (Alaska)

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Crescent Glacier
Type glacier
Location College Fjord, Alaska, U.S.
Coordinates 60°59′47″N 147°51′26″W / 60.99639°N 147.85722°W / 60.99639; -147.85722Coordinates: 60°59′47″N 147°51′26″W / 60.99639°N 147.85722°W / 60.99639; -147.85722
Length 5.5 miles (9 km)
Terminus 538 ft (164 m)

Crescent Glacier is a 5.5-mile-long (9 km) glacier in the U.S. state of Alaska. It trends northwest on the east bank of College Fjord, 55 miles (89 km) west of Valdez. It was named by members of the 1899 Harriman Alaska Expedition.[1]

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  1. ^ "Crescent Glacier". USGS National Mapping information. U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-06-22.