Lathrop Glacier

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Lathrop Glacier
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Lathrop Glacier is the small ice patch at center-right and below the summit of Mount Thielsen
Map showing the location of Lathrop Glacier
Map showing the location of Lathrop Glacier
Lathrop Glacier
Cascade Range, Douglas County, Oregon, USA
Type Mountain glacier
Coordinates 43°09′15″N 122°04′02″W / 43.15417°N 122.06722°W / 43.15417; -122.06722Coordinates: 43°09′15″N 122°04′02″W / 43.15417°N 122.06722°W / 43.15417; -122.06722[1]
Terminus Talus
Status Retreating

Lathrop Glacier is in the U.S. state of Oregon. The glacier is situated in the Cascade Range at an elevation generally above 8,500 feet (2,600 m) on the steep northeast slope of Mount Thielsen, an extinct shield volcano.[2] Lathrop Glacier consists of two small bodies of ice, first discovered in 1966, and is the southernmost glacier in the state of Oregon. [3]

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  1. ^ "Lathrop Glacier". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-07-29. 
  2. ^ TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Mount Thielsen, OR (Map). http://www.topoquest.com/map.php?lat=43.15429&lon=-122.06725&datum=nad83&zoom=4. Retrieved 2012-07-28.
  3. ^ Jackson, Keith (2009). "Glaciers of Oregon". Glaciers of the American West. Portland State University. Retrieved 2012-07-29.