Smith Glacier (Alaska)

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Smith Glacier
Type glacier
Location College Fjord, Alaska, U.S.
Coordinates 61°16′26″N 147°46′49″W / 61.27389°N 147.78028°W / 61.27389; -147.78028Coordinates: 61°16′26″N 147°46′49″W / 61.27389°N 147.78028°W / 61.27389; -147.78028
Length 5.5 miles (8.9 km)
Terminus 2201 ft (671 m)

Smith Glacier is a 5.5-mile (8.9 km) long glacier in the U.S. state of Alaska. It trends southeast to Harvard Arm of College Fjord, 2.8 miles (4.5 km) northwest of College Point and 51 miles (82 km) west of Valdez. It was named for Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts by members of the 1899 Harriman Alaska Expedition.[1]

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  1. ^ "Smith Glacier". USGS National Mapping information. U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-06-23.