Conness Glacier

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Conness Glacier
Connes glacier.jpg
Location in California
Location in California
Conness Glacier
Location in California
Type Mountain glacier
Location Mount Conness,
Mono County, California, United States
Coordinates 37°58′13″N 119°19′07″W / 37.97028°N 119.31861°W / 37.97028; -119.31861Coordinates: 37°58′13″N 119°19′07″W / 37.97028°N 119.31861°W / 37.97028; -119.31861[1]
Length .15 mi (0.24 km)
Terminus Talus
Status Retreating
Map of the Mount Conness area

The Conness Glacier is on the steep northeast cirque of Mount Conness, east of the Sierra Nevada crest, in the U.S. state of California.[2] The glacier is situated at about 11,548 feet (3,520 m).[1] and can be seen from Saddlebag Lake to the east. The glacier is the largest glacier in the Sierra Nevada north of Tioga Pass or Highway 120.

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  1. ^ a b "Conness Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-09-30. 
  2. ^ Tioga Pass, CT (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2013-02-09.