Rowe Glacier

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Rowe Glacier
Map showing the location of Rowe Glacier
Map showing the location of Rowe Glacier
Rowe Glacier
Location in Colorado
Type Mountain glacier
Location Larimer County, Colorado, United States
Coordinates 40°29′18″N 105°38′46″W / 40.48833°N 105.64611°W / 40.48833; -105.64611Coordinates: 40°29′18″N 105°38′46″W / 40.48833°N 105.64611°W / 40.48833; -105.64611[1]
Terminus Talus/proglacial lake
Status Retreating

Rowe Glacier is an alpine glacier in Rocky Mountain National Park in the U.S. state of Colorado.[2] Rowe Glacier is 300 yd (270 m) north of Hagues Peak and is the source of the North Fork Big Thompson River. Rowe Glacier was the first glacier to be identified in Colorado.[3]

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  1. ^ "Rowe Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  2. ^ Trail Ridge, CO (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  3. ^ "Glaciers of Colorado". Glaciers of the American West. Portland State University. Retrieved 2012-08-18.