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Arapaho Glacier
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Map showing the location of Arapaho Glacier
Map showing the location of Arapaho Glacier
Arapaho Glacier
Location in Colorado
Type Mountain glacier
Location Boulder County, Colorado, United States
Coordinates 40°01′24″N 105°38′52″W / 40.02333°N 105.64778°W / 40.02333; -105.64778
Area 39 acres (16 ha)
Length .25 mi (0.40 km) long and .50 mi (0.80 km) wide
Thickness 15 ft (4.6 m)
Terminus Talus/proglacial lake
Status Retreating

Arapaho Glacier is an alpine glacier in a cirque immediately southeast of North Arapaho Peak, in Roosevelt National Forest in the U.S. state of Colorado. The glacier is just east of the Continental Divide. Arapaho Glacier is the largest glacier in the state of Colorado and helps provide water for the city of Boulder, Colorado. The glacier has a negative glacier mass balance and lost over 52% of its surface area during the 20th Century.

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