Reid Glacier

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For the glacier on Mount Hood in Oregon, see Reid Glacier (Oregon).
Reid Glacier
Reid Glacier Alaska.jpg
Reid Glacier
Type Mountain glacier
Location Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska, U.S.
Coordinates 58°46′27″N 136°48′23″W / 58.77417°N 136.80639°W / 58.77417; -136.80639Coordinates: 58°46′27″N 136°48′23″W / 58.77417°N 136.80639°W / 58.77417; -136.80639
Length 11 miles (18 km)
Terminus sealevel
Status retreating

Reid Glacier is an 11-mile-long (18 km) glacier in the U.S. state of Alaska.[1] It trends north to Reid Inlet in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, two miles (3 km) south of Glacier Bay and 72 miles (116 km) northwest of Hoonah. It was named by members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition for Harry Fielding Reid.

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  1. ^ "USGS Mount Fairweather D-3 (AK) Topo Map". Topozone. Retrieved 2007-01-25.