Taylor Glacier (Colorado)

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Taylor Glacier
Map showing the location of Taylor Glacier
Map showing the location of Taylor Glacier
Taylor Glacier
Location in Colorado
TypeMountain glacier
LocationLarimer County, Colorado, United States
Coordinates40°16′15″N 105°40′37″W / 40.27083°N 105.67694°W / 40.27083; -105.67694Coordinates: 40°16′15″N 105°40′37″W / 40.27083°N 105.67694°W / 40.27083; -105.67694[1]

Taylor Glacier is a small cirque glacier in Rocky Mountain National Park in the U.S. state of Colorado.[2] Taylor Glacier is on the east side of the Continental Divide and adjacent to Taylor Peak. Taylor Glacier is both an ice and a rock glacier, with the lower portions of the glacier being composed primarily of rock debris and a small portion of ice.[3]

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  1. ^ "Taylor 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.
  3. ^ "Glacier Basics". Glaciers and Glacier Change of Rocky Mountain National Park. National Park Service. Retrieved 2012-08-19.