Vassar Glacier facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsVassar Glacier
Vassar Glacier (far right) next to Wellesley Glacier, taken in the early-mid 1900s
|Location||College Fjord, Alaska, U.S.|
|Length||4.3 miles (6.9 km)|
|Lowest elevation||2654 ft (809 m)|
Vassar Glacier is a 4.3-mile (6.9 km) long glacier in the U.S. state of Alaska. It trends southeast to College Fjord, 2 mi (3.2 km) west of College Point and 52 mi (84 km) west of Valdez. It was named for Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, by members of the 1899 Harriman Alaska Expedition.
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