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Eldridge Glacier
Type Valley glacier
Location Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, U.S.
Coordinates 63°01′24″N 150°07′26″W / 63.02333°N 150.12389°W / 63.02333; -150.12389Coordinates: 63°01′24″N 150°07′26″W / 63.02333°N 150.12389°W / 63.02333; -150.12389
Length 30 miles (48 km)

Eldridge Glacier is a major glacier in Denali National Park and Preserve in the U.S. state of Alaska. The 30-mile (48 km) long glacier originates on the east side of Explorers Peak, flowing northeast to a basin below Mount Eldridge, gathering flow from several glaciated cirques, then flowing southeast to the valley of the Chulitna River, where it gives rise to the Fountain River. A large unnamed tributary glacier joins Eldridge Glacier a few miles above its terminus.

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