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Stanton Glacier
Great Northern Mountain 2009.JPG
Great Northern Mountain and Stanton Glacier (2009)
Location in Montana
Type Cirque glacier
Location Flathead County, Montana, U.S.
Coordinates 48°20′13″N 113°46′29″W / 48.33694°N 113.77472°W / 48.33694; -113.77472Coordinates: 48°20′13″N 113°46′29″W / 48.33694°N 113.77472°W / 48.33694; -113.77472
Length .20 miles (0.32 km)
Status Retreating

Stanton Glacier is in Flathead National Forest in the U.S. state of Montana. The glacier is situated in a cirque on the northeast slope of Great Northern Mountain (8,705 ft (2,653 m)). Stanton Glacier is one of several glaciers that have been selected for monitoring by the U.S. Geological Survey's Glacier Monitoring Research program, which is researching changes to the mass balance of glaciers in and surrounding Glacier National Park (U.S.). Stanton Glacier is 1 mile (1.6 km) northwest of Grant Glacier.

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