Middle Palisade Glacier

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Middle Palisade Glacier
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Middle Palisade Glacier at upper left of image below Middle Palisade
Location in California
Location in California
Middle Palisade Glacier
Location in California
Type Mountain glacier
Location Inyo National Forest, Inyo County, California, U.S.
Coordinates 37°04′16″N 118°27′52″W / 37.07111°N 118.46444°W / 37.07111; -118.46444Coordinates: 37°04′16″N 118°27′52″W / 37.07111°N 118.46444°W / 37.07111; -118.46444[1]
Length .20 mi (0.32 km)
Terminus Talus
Status Retreating

Middle Palisade Glacier consists of two glaciers in the Sierra Nevada mountains, in the U.S. state of California. Less than .25-mile (0.40 km) southeast of Norman Clyde Glacier and situated at an altitude of 12,700 feet (3,900 m), Middle Palisade Glacier is in the John Muir Wilderness of Inyo National Forest.[1][2] 14,012-foot (4,271 m) Middle Palisade is immediately west of the glacier.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Middle Palisade Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-10-02. 
  2. ^ Split Mountain, CA (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2012-10-02. 
  3. ^ "Middle Palisade, California". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2012-10-02.