Minor Glacier

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Minor Glacier
Gannett Peak.jpg
Minor Glacier can be seen at center right, below the west flank of Gannett Peak
Map showing the location of Minor Glacier
Map showing the location of Minor Glacier
Minor Glacier
Type Mountain glacier
Coordinates 43°11′12″N 109°39′45″W / 43.18667°N 109.66250°W / 43.18667; -109.66250Coordinates: 43°11′12″N 109°39′45″W / 43.18667°N 109.66250°W / 43.18667; -109.66250[1]
Length .45 mi (0.72 km)
Terminus Talus
Status Retreating

Minor Glacier is in Bridger-Teton National Forest, in the U.S. state of Wyoming on the west side of the Continental Divide in the northern Wind River Range.[2] Minor Glacier is in the Bridger Wilderness and is part of the largest grouping of glaciers in the American Rocky Mountains. The glacier is situated below the west flank of Gannett Peak, the tallest mountain in Wyoming.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minor Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-08-25. 
  2. ^ Gannett Peak, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2012-08-25. 

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