Scott Glacier (Alaska)

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Scott Glacier
Type Mountain glacier
Location Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska
Coordinates 60°41′46″N 145°10′37″W / 60.69611°N 145.17694°W / 60.69611; -145.17694Coordinates: 60°41′46″N 145°10′37″W / 60.69611°N 145.17694°W / 60.69611; -145.17694
Area 25 miles2 (64 km2)
Length 15 miles (24 km)
Lowest elevation 2583 ft. (787 m)

Scott Glacier is a 15-mile-long (24 km) glacier located in the Chugach Mountains, near Cordova, Alaska. It begins at 60°44′31″N 145°04′20″W / 60.74194°N 145.07222°W / 60.74194; -145.07222 and trends southwest to 60°37′11″N 145°23′09″W / 60.61972°N 145.38583°W / 60.61972; -145.38583, 13 miles (21 km) east northeast of Cordova. The Scott Glacier was named in 1908 after a "local miner".[1]

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