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Sexton Glacier
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Type Mountain glacier
Location Glacier National Park, Glacier County, Montana, U.S.
Coordinates 48°42′06″N 113°38′06″W / 48.70167°N 113.63500°W / 48.70167; -113.63500
Area Approximately 68 acres (0.28 km2) in 2005
Terminus Barren rock
Status Retreating

Sexton Glacier is located in the U.S. state of Montana in Glacier National Park. The glacier is situated in a cirque north of Going-to-the-Sun Mountain and on the southeast slope of Matahpi Peak at an elevation between 8,000 feet (2,400 m) and 7,000 feet (2,100 m) above sea level. The glacier covers an area of approximately 68 acres (0.28 km2) and lost over 30 percent of its surface area between 1966 and 2005.

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