Helen Glacier

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Helen Glacier
Map showing the location of Helen Glacier
Map showing the location of Helen Glacier
Helen Glacier
Fremont County, Wyoming, USA
Type Mountain glacier
Coordinates 43°09′21″N 109°37′01″W / 43.15583°N 109.61694°W / 43.15583; -109.61694Coordinates: 43°09′21″N 109°37′01″W / 43.15583°N 109.61694°W / 43.15583; -109.61694[1]
Length 1.2 mi (1.9 km)
Terminus Talus
Status Retreating

Helen Glacier is located east of the Continental Divide in the northern Wind River Range in the US state of Wyoming. The glacier is located in the Fitzpatrick Wilderness of Shoshone National Forest, and is among the largest grouping of glaciers in the American Rocky Mountains. Helen Glacier flows to the east from a cirque to the northeast of Mount Helen.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Helen Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-08-26. 
  2. ^ Fremont Peak North, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2012-08-26. 

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