Waldo Glacier

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Waldo Glacier
Map showing the location of Waldo Glacier
Map showing the location of Waldo Glacier
Waldo Glacier
Location in Oregon
Type Mountain glacier
Location Cascade Range, Jefferson County, Oregon, U.S.
Coordinates 44°39′46″N 121°47′46″W / 44.66278°N 121.79611°W / 44.66278; -121.79611Coordinates: 44°39′46″N 121°47′46″W / 44.66278°N 121.79611°W / 44.66278; -121.79611[1]
Length .6 mi (0.97 km)
Terminus Moraines/Talus
Status Retreating

Waldo Glacier is in the U.S. state of Oregon. The glacier is situated in the Cascade Range on the south-southeast slopes of Mount Jefferson. Starting near an elevation of 9,000 ft (2,700 m), the glacier extends down to 7,500 ft (2,300 m).[2] The glacier is named after John B. Waldo, as is Waldo Lake.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Waldo Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-07-29. 
  2. ^ Mount Jefferson, OR (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2012-07-29. 
  3. ^ Snowshoe Routes: Oregon, Shea Andersen, 2001, The Mountaineers Books ISBN 0-89886-833-5