Tana Glacier

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Tana Glacier
Type Valley glacier
Location Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska, U.S.
Coordinates 60°43′53″N 142°43′51″W / 60.73139°N 142.73083°W / 60.73139; -142.73083Coordinates: 60°43′53″N 142°43′51″W / 60.73139°N 142.73083°W / 60.73139; -142.73083
Length 17 miles (27 km)
Terminus outwash plains
Status retreating

Tana Glacier is a 17-mile-long (27 km) glacier in the U.S. state of Alaska.[1] It begins at Bagley Icefield and flows northwest to its 1950 terminus near the head of the Tana River. Its name, of Alaska Native origin, was first recorded by prospectors in 1900.

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  1. ^ "USGS Bering Glacier C-5 (AK) Topo Map". Topozone. Retrieved 2007-01-24.