Quien Sabe Glacier

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Quien Sabe Glacier
Boston Peak 3981.JPG
Boston Peak above the Quien Sabe Glacier
Map showing the location of Quien Sabe Glacier
Map showing the location of Quien Sabe Glacier
Quien Sabe Glacier
Location in Washington
TypeMountain glacier
LocationNorth Cascades National Park, Skagit County, Washington, U.S.
Coordinates48°29′41″N 121°02′42″W / 48.49472°N 121.04500°W / 48.49472; -121.04500Coordinates: 48°29′41″N 121°02′42″W / 48.49472°N 121.04500°W / 48.49472; -121.04500[1]
Length.60 mi (0.97 km)
TerminusIcefall/barren rock
StatusRetreating

Quien Sabe Glacier is a glacier located on the west slopes of Boston Peak, North Cascades National Park in the U.S. state of Washington.[2] The glacier is approximately .60 mi (0.97 km) in length, .70 mi (1.13 km) in width at its terminus and descends from 8,400 to 7,200 ft (2,600 to 2,200 m). The glacier is separated by ridges from Sahale Glacier to the south and the much larger Boston Glacier to the north.

Crevasses on the Quien Sabe Glacier

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Quien Sabe Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2013-02-02.
  2. ^ Cascade Pass, WA (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2013-02-02.