Wellesley Glacier

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Wellesley Glacier
Type glacier
Location College Fjord, Alaska, U.S.
Coordinates 61°11′55″N 147°55′12″W / 61.19861°N 147.92000°W / 61.19861; -147.92000Coordinates: 61°11′55″N 147°55′12″W / 61.19861°N 147.92000°W / 61.19861; -147.92000
Length 4 miles (6.4 km)

Wellesley Glacier is a 4-mile (6.4 km) long glacier in the U.S. state of Alaska. It trends east for 4 miles (6.4 km) to a lagoon on the west bank of College Fjord, 3.7 mi (6.0 km) southwest of College Point and 54 mi (87 km) west of Valdez. It was named for Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts by members of the 1899 Harriman Alaska Expedition.[1]

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