Johns Hopkins Glacier

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Johns Hopkins
John Hopkins Glacier as seen from Glacier Bay
John Hopkins Glacier with Mount Orville and Mount Wilbur in the background
Map showing the location of Johns Hopkins
Map showing the location of Johns Hopkins
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska, United States
Type Tidewater
Coordinates 3166-2:US_ 58°48′24″N 137°15′01″W / 58.80667°N 137.25028°W / 58.80667; -137.25028Coordinates: 3166-2:US_ 58°48′24″N 137°15′01″W / 58.80667°N 137.25028°W / 58.80667; -137.25028[1]
Length 12-mile (19 km)
Terminus Johns Hopkins Inlet

Johns Hopkins Glacier is a 12-mile (19 km) long glacier located in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in the U.S. state of Alaska. It begins on the east slopes of Lituya Mountain and Mount Salisbury, and trends east to the head of Johns Hopkins Inlet, 1 mile (1.6 km) southwest of the terminus of Clark Glacier and 79 miles (127 km) northwest of Hoonah. It was named after Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893 by Harry Fielding Reid.[1] It is one of the only advancing tidewater glaciers of the Fairweather Range.[2] Access to the face of the glacier is limited to the John Hopkins Inlet.[3]

Terminus of Johns Hopkins Glacier

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