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Ladder Creek Glacier
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Ladder Creek Glacier
Whatcom County, Washington, U.S.
Type Mountain glacier
Coordinates 48°38′46″N 121°08′28″W / 48.64611°N 121.14111°W / 48.64611; -121.14111Coordinates: 48°38′46″N 121°08′28″W / 48.64611°N 121.14111°W / 48.64611; -121.14111
Length .85 mi (1.37 km)
Terminus Icefall
Status Retreating

Ladder Creek Glacier is in North Cascades National Park in the U.S. state of Washington and is a northwest tongue of the larger Neve Glacier. Ladder Creek Glacier added 105 m (344 ft) between 1950 and 1979, but lost 190 m (620 ft) from 1979 to 2006. Ladder Creek Glacier descends from 7,800 to 6,000 ft (2,400 to 1,800 m).

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