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Redoubt Glacier
Map showing the location of Redoubt Glacier
Map showing the location of Redoubt Glacier
Redoubt Glacier
Location in Washington (state)
Type Mountain glacier
Coordinates 48°57′18″N 121°16′34″W / 48.95500°N 121.27611°W / 48.95500; -121.27611
Length 1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Terminus Barren rock and icefall
Status Retreating

Redoubt Glacier is in North Cascades National Park in the U.S. state of Washington, on the east slopes of Mount Redoubt. Redoubt Glacier descends from the 8,400-foot (2,600 m) point on the east slope of Mount Redoubt then has a south terminus near 7,200 ft (2,200 m). The glacier then has a shallow gradient for most of its course before descending north on a wide 1.5 mi (2.4 km) front to 6,500 ft (2,000 m). Melt from the glacier feeds into Depot Creek which flows into Chilliwack Lake. The Depot Glacier lies to the west of Redoubt Glacier.

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