Meade Glacier

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Meade Glacier
Map showing the location of Meade Glacier
Map showing the location of Meade Glacier
Meade Glacier
Gilbert Peak, Yakima County, Washington, USA
Type Mountain glacier
Coordinates 46°29′08″N 121°24′03″W / 46.48556°N 121.40083°W / 46.48556; -121.40083Coordinates: 46°29′08″N 121°24′03″W / 46.48556°N 121.40083°W / 46.48556; -121.40083[1]
Length .15 mi (0.24 km)
Terminus Barren rock
Status Retreating

Meade Glacier is located in the Goat Rocks region in the U.S. state of Washington.[2] The glacier is within the Goat Rocks Wilderness of Snoqualmie National Forest, .25 mi (0.40 km) south of Conrad Glacier and immediately east of Gilbert Peak. Meade Glacier is split into three sections and the lower ablation zone at 6,400 ft (2,000 m) is not connected to the upper accumulation zone at 7,800 ft (2,400 m).[2]

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  1. ^ "Meade Glacier". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  2. ^ a b TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Walupt Lake, WA (Map). http://www.topoquest.com/map.php?lat=46.48559&lon=-121.40078&datum=nad83&zoom=4. Retrieved 2012-11-16.