Dry Creek Glacier

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Dry Creek Glacier
Map showing the location of Dry Creek Glacier
Map showing the location of Dry Creek Glacier
Dry Creek Glacier
Fremont County, Wyoming, USA
Type Mountain glacier
Coordinates 43°10′38″N 109°30′30″W / 43.17722°N 109.50833°W / 43.17722; -109.50833Coordinates: 43°10′38″N 109°30′30″W / 43.17722°N 109.50833°W / 43.17722; -109.50833[1]
Area 70 acres (28 ha)
Length .35 mi (0.56 km)
Width .35 mi (0.56 km)
Terminus Proglacial lake
Status Unknown

Dry Creek Glacier is located in Shoshone National Forest, in the U.S. state of Wyoming on Dry Creek Ridge, a high altitude plateau to the east of the main summits of the Wind River Range.[2] The toe of the glacier has an unnamed proglacial lake, and the glacier has a moderate slope which descends from 12,320 to 11,800 ft (3,760 to 3,600 m).[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dry Creek Ridge". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Fremont Peak North, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved October 19, 2013.