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Martin River Glacier
PSM V79 D432 Martin river glacier viewed from chezum group.png
Martin river glacier viewed from Mt. Chezum group. Photo dated 1911.
Alaska
Coordinates 60°34′05″N 143°52′09″W / 60.56806°N 143.86917°W / 60.56806; -143.86917Coordinates: 60°34′05″N 143°52′09″W / 60.56806°N 143.86917°W / 60.56806; -143.86917
Length 25 mi (40 km)
Status Retreating
Copper River
Southern portion Copper River showing the location of Martin River Glacier

Martin River Glacier is a 25-mile-long (40 km) glacier in the U.S. state of Alaska in Yakutat-Copper River region. It flows southwest to its terminus at the head of the Martin River, 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Katalla, in the Chugach Mountains.

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