Harriman Glacier

Harriman Glacier

Infobox_Glacier | glacier_name = Harriman Glacier


caption =
type = tidewater glacier
location = Harriman Fjord, Anchorage and Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska, U.S.
coordinates = coord|60.975|N|148.4416667|W|type:glacier
area =
length = 8 miles (13 km)
thickness =
terminus = Sealevel
status =

Harriman Glacier is an 8-mile-long (13 km) glacier in the U.S. state of Alaska. It trends northeast to its terminus at head of Harriman Fjord, 16 mi. NE of Whittier, Chugach Mts.It was named by members of the 1899 Harriman Alaska Expedition after Edward H. Harriman, who funded the expedition. [cite web| url = Gnis3|1894663 | title = Harriman Glacier| work=USGS National Mapping information|publisher = U.S. Geological Survey| accessdate = 2008-06-22]

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