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Darwin Glacier
Location in California
Type Mountain glacier
Location Kings Canyon National Park, Fresno County, California, United States
Coordinates 37°10′18″N 118°40′19″W / 37.17167°N 118.67194°W / 37.17167; -118.67194Coordinates: 37°10′18″N 118°40′19″W / 37.17167°N 118.67194°W / 37.17167; -118.67194
Length .15 mi (0.24 km)
Terminus Barren rock
Status Retreating

Darwin Glacier is a mountain glacier located on the north side of Mount Darwin in the Sierra Nevada, California. The glacier is located in Kings Canyon National Park. The glacier inherited its name from Mount Darwin, named for Charles Robert Darwin. In 2004, a study found that since 1900, Darwin Glacier had lost half its surface area.

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