Waldo Glacier

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Waldo Glacier
Location in Oregon
Location in Oregon
Waldo Glacier
Location in Oregon
Type Mountain glacier
Location Cascade Range, Jefferson County, Oregon, U.S.
Coordinates 44°39′46″N 121°47′46″W / 44.66278°N 121.79611°W / 44.66278; -121.79611Coordinates: 44°39′46″N 121°47′46″W / 44.66278°N 121.79611°W / 44.66278; -121.79611[1]
Length .6 mi (0.97 km)
Terminus Moraines/Talus
Status Retreating

Waldo Glacier is in the U.S. state of Oregon. The glacier is situated in the Cascade Range on the south-southeast slopes of Mount Jefferson. Starting near an elevation of 9,000 ft (2,700 m), the glacier extends down to 7,500 ft (2,300 m).[2] The glacier is named after John B. Waldo, as is Waldo Lake.[3]

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  1. ^ "Waldo Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-07-29. 
  2. ^ Mount Jefferson, OR (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2012-07-29. 
  3. ^ Snowshoe Routes: Oregon, Shea Andersen, 2001, The Mountaineers Books ISBN 0-89886-833-5