Milk Creek Glacier (Oregon)

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Milk Creek Glacier
Location in Oregon
Location in Oregon
Milk Creek Glacier
Location in Oregon
Type Mountain glacier
Location Cascade Range, Linn County, Oregon, U.S.
Coordinates 44°40′27″N 121°48′08″W / 44.67417°N 121.80222°W / 44.67417; -121.80222Coordinates: 44°40′27″N 121°48′08″W / 44.67417°N 121.80222°W / 44.67417; -121.80222[1]
Terminus Moraines/Talus
Status Retreating

Milk Creek Glacier is in the U.S. state of Oregon. The glacier is situated in the Cascade Range on the west slope of Mount Jefferson. Milk Creek Glacier is situated at an elevation between 10,000 and 9,200 ft (3,000 and 2,800 m).[2] Milk Creek Glacier is considered stagnant ice and is located immediately west and below the summit of Mount Jefferson.[3]

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  1. ^ "Milk Creek Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-07-29. 
  2. ^ Mount Jefferson, OR (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2012-07-29. 
  3. ^ Jackson, Keith (2009). "Glaciers of Oregon". Glaciers of the American West. Portland State University. Retrieved 2012-07-29.