McCall Glacier (Washington)

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McCall Glacier
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McCall Glacier at upper left below the summit of Old Snowy Mountain at center
Map showing the location of McCall Glacier
Map showing the location of McCall Glacier
McCall Glacier
Old Snowy Mountain, Yakima County, Washington, USA
Type Mountain glacier
Coordinates 46°29′59″N 121°26′12″W / 46.49972°N 121.43667°W / 46.49972; -121.43667Coordinates: 46°29′59″N 121°26′12″W / 46.49972°N 121.43667°W / 46.49972; -121.43667[1]
Length .25 mi (0.40 km)
Terminus Barren rock
Status Retreating

McCall Glacier is located in the Goat Rocks region in the U.S. state of Washington.[2] The glacier is near to the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail and in the Goat Rocks Wilderness of Snoqualmie National Forest, .60 mi (0.97 km) southeast of Old Snowy Mountain.[2] Packwood Glacier is .50 mi (0.80 km) to the west. Consisting of numerous small bodies of ice, the largest section of McCall Glacier is immediately east of Ives Peak (7,940 ft (2,420 m)).[2]

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  1. ^ "McCall Glacier". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  2. ^ a b c TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Old Snowy Mountain, WA (Map). http://www.topoquest.com/map.php?lat=46.50564&lon=-121.44363&datum=nad83&zoom=4. Retrieved 2012-11-16.