Helen Glacier

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Helen Glacier - Glacial river.jpg
Helen Glacier - eastern view from top of ridge.jpg

Helen Glacier
Map showing the location of Helen Glacier
Map showing the location of Helen Glacier
Helen Glacier
TypeMountain glacier
Coordinates43°09′21″N 109°37′01″W / 43.15583°N 109.61694°W / 43.15583; -109.61694Coordinates: 43°09′21″N 109°37′01″W / 43.15583°N 109.61694°W / 43.15583; -109.61694[1]
Length1.2 mi (1.9 km)
TerminusTalus
StatusRetreating

Helen Glacier is located east of the Continental Divide in the northern Wind River Range in the US state of Wyoming. The glacier is located in the Fitzpatrick Wilderness of Shoshone National Forest, and is among the largest grouping of glaciers in the American Rocky Mountains. Helen Glacier flows to the east from a cirque to the northeast of Mount Helen.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Helen Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved August 26, 2012.
  2. ^ Fremont Peak North, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved August 26, 2012.

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