Snowbank Glacier

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Snowbank Glacier
Map showing the location of Snowbank Glacier
Map showing the location of Snowbank Glacier
Snowbank Glacier
Location in Montana
Type Mountain glacier
Location Beartooth Mountains,
Carbon County, Montana,
United States
Coordinates 45°05′38″N 109°41′02″W / 45.09389°N 109.68389°W / 45.09389; -109.68389Coordinates: 45°05′38″N 109°41′02″W / 45.09389°N 109.68389°W / 45.09389; -109.68389[1]
Area Approximately 120 acres (0.49 km2) for both lobes
Length .45 mi (0.72 km)
Terminus Talus
Status Unknown

Snowbank Glacier is in the Beartooth Mountains, U.S. state of Montana. The glacier is situated at an elevation of 10,600 feet (3,200 m) above sea level and is immediately east of Snowbank Mountain.[2] The glacier is in two sections, a west and east lobe, each about equal in area at 60 acres (0.24 km2). A proglacial lake can be found at the northern terminus of the west lobe.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Snowbank Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-07-29. 
  2. ^ Castle Mountain, MT (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2012-07-29. 

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