Continental 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:
43.3340989°, -109.691493°
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12424 ft. (3787 m.)

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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. Continental Glacier is covered by the Downs Mountain, WY US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Glaciers

Downs Glacier 3.1 mi
Connie Glacier 4.5 mi

Nearby Cities

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Collbran, CO 297 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Hunters Hump Land 1.0 mi
Northwest Peak Land 1.6 mi
Mile Long Lake Water 1.6 mi
Daphne Lake Water 1.8 mi
Clear Creek Mine Man-made 1.9 mi

Nearby Photos

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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 DUB which is approximately 14 miles away and has an elevation of 6,960 feet (5,464 feet lower than Continental 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 .28" 32.4° 11.2°
February .26" 36.4° 12.4°
March .43" 41.9° 18.3°
April 1.16" 49.0° 23.2°
May 1.63" 59.1° 31.5°
June 1.18" 70.1° 38.6°
July 1.08" 78.1° 43.3°
August .85" 77.4° 42.2°
September 1.20" 66.6° 34.3°
October .64" 55.4° 27.3°
November .50" 40.0° 17.6°
December .29" 34.1° 12.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 91% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 74% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 96% of other locations on record.