Sprague Glacier

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sprague Glacier
Map showing the location of Sprague Glacier
Map showing the location of Sprague Glacier
Sprague Glacier
Location in Colorado
Type Mountain glacier
Location Larimer County, Colorado, United States
Coordinates 40°20′32″N 105°44′00″W / 40.34222°N 105.73333°W / 40.34222; -105.73333Coordinates: 40°20′32″N 105°44′00″W / 40.34222°N 105.73333°W / 40.34222; -105.73333[1]
Terminus Talus/proglacial lake
Status Retreating

Sprague Glacier is a small cirque glacier in Rocky Mountain National Park in the U.S. state of Colorado.[2] Sprague Glacier is on the east side of the Continental Divide and .25 mi (0.40 km) southeast of Sprague Peak. Several small alpine lakes are near the foot of the glacier.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sprague Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-08-19. 
  2. ^ McHenrys Peak, CO (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2012-08-19.