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Lathrop Glacier is the small ice patch at center-right and below the summit of Mount Thielsen
|Location in Oregon|
|Location||Cascade Range, Douglas County, Oregon, U.S.|
Lathrop Glacier is in the U.S. state of Oregon. The glacier is situated in the Cascade Range at an elevation generally above 8,500 feet (2,600 m) on the steep northeast slope of Mount Thielsen, an extinct shield volcano. Lathrop Glacier consists of two small bodies of ice, first discovered in 1966, and is the southernmost glacier in the state of Oregon.
In August 2020, the Oregon Glaciers Institute reported that the glacier had disappeared.
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