The Dove (glacier)

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The Dove
Map showing the location of The Dove
Map showing the location of The Dove
The Dove
Boulder County, Colorado, USA
Type Cirque glacier
Coordinates 40°15′32″N 105°37′05″W / 40.25889°N 105.61806°W / 40.25889; -105.61806Coordinates: 40°15′32″N 105°37′05″W / 40.25889°N 105.61806°W / 40.25889; -105.61806[1]
Terminus Barren rock
Status Retreating

The Dove is a small cirque glacier or perennial snowfield located in Rocky Mountain National Park in the U.S. state of Colorado.[2] The Dove is on the north slope of Longs Peak and near The Keyhole, which is along a popular climbing route to the summit.[3]

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  1. ^ "The Dove Glacier". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-08-19. 
  2. ^ TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Longs Peak, CO (Map). http://www.topoquest.com/map.php?lat=40.25887&lon=-105.61806&datum=nad83&zoom=4. Retrieved 2012-08-19.
  3. ^ "Glacier Basics". Glaciers and Glacier Change of Rocky Mountain National Park. National Park Service. Retrieved 2012-08-19.