Grinnell Glacier

Glaciers

Glacier

Body or stream of ice moving outward and downslope from an area of accumulation; an area of relatively permanent snow or ice on the top or side of a mountain or mountainous area.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
60.7152281°, -144.8057959°
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Elevation

2802 ft. (854 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Grinnell Glacier is covered by the Cordova C-3 NE, AK US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Glaciers

Childs Glacier 5.1 mi
Allen Glacier 5.6 mi
Goodwin Glacier 9.4 mi
McCune Glacier 9.9 mi
Shiels Glacier 10.8 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Mount O'Neel Land 1.2 mi
Mount Williams Land 3.1 mi
Abercrombie Creek Water 3.2 mi
Million Dollar Bridge Man-made 3.5 mi
Chinaman Slough Water 3.6 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is CORDOVA AP which is approximately 27 miles away and has an elevation of 38 feet (2,764 feet lower than Grinnell Glacier). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 7.14" 31.6° 17.6°
February 6.51" 34.8° 19.6°
March 6.06" 39.0° 23.1°
April 5.67" 45.6° 29.7°
May 6.24" 52.8° 36.8°
June 5.47" 58.5° 43.2°
July 5.61" 61.8° 47.2°
August 9.42" 61.8° 45.9°
September 14.30" 56.1° 40.0°
October 12.62" 46.4° 32.5°
November 7.60" 36.8° 23.3°
December 9.62" 33.1° 20.2°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 100% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 55% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 99% of other locations on record.