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Klawatti Glacier
Klawatti Glacier USGS.jpg
Klawatti Glacier in 1969. At upper left is Klawatti Peak, while the North Klawatti Glacier is at far right.
Location in Washington
Type Mountain glacier
Location North Cascades National Park, Skagit County, Washington, U.S.
Coordinates 48°33′39″N 121°05′04″W / 48.56083°N 121.08444°W / 48.56083; -121.08444Coordinates: 48°33′39″N 121°05′04″W / 48.56083°N 121.08444°W / 48.56083; -121.08444
Length .85 mi (1.37 km)
Terminus Icefall
Status Retreating

Klawatti Glacier is located on the east slopes of Klawatti Peak, North Cascades National Park, in the U.S. state of Washington. The glacier is approximately .85 mi (1.37 km) in length, 1.2 mi (1.9 km) in width at its terminus and descends from 8,000 to 6,600 ft (2,400 to 2,000 m), where it terminates above Klawatti Lake. Arêtes separate Klawatti Glacier from Inspiration Glacier to the southwest, McAllister Glacier to the northwest and North Klawatti Glacier to the north.

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