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Dana Glacier
Map showing the location of Dana Glacier
Map showing the location of Dana Glacier
Dana Glacier
Location in Washington (state)
Type Alpine glacier
Location Chelan County, Washington, U.S.
Coordinates 48°19′09″N 121°03′05″W / 48.31917°N 121.05139°W / 48.31917; -121.05139
Length 1 mi (1.6 km)
Terminus Icefall/Barren rock
Status Retreating

Dana Glacier is in Wenatchee National Forest in the U.S. state of Washington and is .50 mi (0.80 km) west of Dome Peak. Dana Glacier flows generally north for a distance of approximately 1 mi (1.6 km). An arête divides the glacier in two while other aretes separate Dana Glacier from Chickamin and Dome Glaciers to the east and south respectively. Dana Glacier descends from nearly 8,000 to 6,000 ft (2,400 to 1,800 m).

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