Grewingk Glacier

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Grewingk Glacier
TypeMountain glacier
LocationKenai Peninsula, Alaska, U.S.
Coordinates59°34′51″N 150°57′01″W / 59.58083°N 150.95028°W / 59.58083; -150.95028
Area19,200 acres (77.699 km2)
Length13 miles (21 km)
TerminusGrewingk Creek
StatusRetreating

Grewingk Glacier is a 13-mile-long (21 km) glacier located in the Kenai Mountains, near Kachemak Bay, in the U.S. state of Alaska. It begins at 59°34′51″N 150°57′01″W / 59.58083°N 150.95028°W / 59.58083; -150.95028 and trends northwest to 59°36′11″N 151°07′39″W / 59.60306°N 151.12750°W / 59.60306; -151.12750, 15 miles (24 km) east-southeast of Homer.

It was named in 1880 by W. H. Dall of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey for the Baltic German geologist Constantin Grewingk.[1]

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