Rowe Glacier

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Rowe Glacier
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Rowe Glacier
Location in Colorado
TypeMountain glacier
Location Larimer County, Colorado, United States
Coordinates 40°29′18″N105°38′46″W / 40.48833°N 105.64611°W / 40.48833; -105.64611 Coordinates: 40°29′18″N105°38′46″W / 40.48833°N 105.64611°W / 40.48833; -105.64611 [1]
TerminusTalus/proglacial lake
StatusRetreating

Rowe Glacier is an alpine glacier in Rocky Mountain National Park in the U.S. state of Colorado. [2] It is 300 yd (270 m) north of Hagues Peak and the source of the North Fork Big Thompson River. Rowe Glacier was the first glacier to be identified in Colorado. [3]

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References

  1. "Rowe Glacier". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved August 18, 2012.
  2. Trail Ridge, CO (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved August 18, 2012.
  3. "Glaciers of Colorado". Glaciers of the American West. Portland State University. Retrieved August 18, 2012.