Yale Glacier

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Yale Glacier
Type Tidewater glacier
Location College Fjord, Alaska, U.S.
Coordinates 61°17′16″N 147°28′40″W / 61.28778°N 147.47778°W / 61.28778; -147.47778Coordinates: 61°17′16″N 147°28′40″W / 61.28778°N 147.47778°W / 61.28778; -147.47778
Length 20 miles (32 km)
Terminus Sealevel
Status Retreating

Yale Glacier is a 20-mile-long (32 km) glacier in the U.S. state of Alaska. It begins between Mount Cardozo and Mount Einstein and trends southwest to Yale Arm of College Fjord, 47 miles (76 km) west of Valdez. It was named for Yale University by members of the 1899 Harriman Alaska Expedition.[1]

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  1. ^ "Yale Glacier". USGS National Mapping information. U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2007-01-18.