Vassar Glacier

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Vassar Glacier
Location College Fjord, Alaska, U.S.
Coordinates 61°12′55″N 147°51′56″W / 61.21528°N 147.86556°W / 61.21528; -147.86556Coordinates: 61°12′55″N 147°51′56″W / 61.21528°N 147.86556°W / 61.21528; -147.86556
Length 4.3 miles (6.9 km)

Vassar Glacier is a 4.3-mile (6.9 km) long glacier in the U.S. state of Alaska. It trends southeast to College Fjord, 2 mi (3.2 km) west of College Point and 52 mi (84 km) west of Valdez. It was named for Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York by members of the 1899 Harriman Alaska Expedition.[1]

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