Susitna Glacier

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Susitna Glacier
Susitna Glacier, Alaska.jpg
False-colour image of Susitna Glacier.
Map showing the location of Susitna Glacier
Map showing the location of Susitna Glacier
Location in Alaska
Type Valley glacier
Location Alaska Range, Alaska
Coordinates 63°30′38″N 147°01′28″W / 63.51056°N 147.02444°W / 63.51056; -147.02444Coordinates: 63°30′38″N 147°01′28″W / 63.51056°N 147.02444°W / 63.51056; -147.02444
Terminus Susitna River

Susitna Glacier is an alpine or valley glacier in the Alaska Range. Susitna Glacier flows over a seismically active area.[1] The 7.9-magnitude 2002 Denali earthquake struck the region in November 2002. The earthquake initiated with thrust movement on the previously unrecognized Susitna Glacier fault.[2]

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