Susitna Glacier

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Susitna Glacier
Susitna Glacier, Alaska.jpg
False-colour image of Susitna Glacier.
Location in Alaska
Location in Alaska
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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