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Cool Glacier
Glacier Peak 7137b.jpg
Left to right, Cool, Chocolate, North Guardian and Dusty Glaciers on the east slopes of Glacier Peak
Map showing the location of Cool Glacier
Map showing the location of Cool Glacier
Cool Glacier
Location in Washington (state)
Type Mountain glacier
Coordinates 48°06′28″N 121°06′07″W / 48.10778°N 121.10194°W / 48.10778; -121.10194
Length 1.3 mi (2.1 km)
Terminus Barren
Status Retreating

Cool Glacier is located on east slopes of Glacier Peak in the U.S. state of Washington. The glacier descends from 10,200 ft (3,100 m) to 6,900 ft (2,100 m) and is partially connected to Chocolate Glacier which lies to its north just below the summit of Glacier Peak. As is true with all the glaciers found on Glacier Peak, Cool Glacier is retreating. Cool Glacier retreated approximately 1,500 m (4,900 ft) between 1850 and 1946, however during a cooler and wetter period from about 1950 to 1979, the glacier advanced. Since then Cool Glacier resumed retreating and by 2005 the glacier was within 40 m (130 ft) of its minimum length recorded in 1946.

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