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
Type Mountain glacier
Location Larimer County, Colorado, United States
Coordinates 40°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]
Terminus Talus
Status Retreating

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.