The Dove (glacier)

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The Dove
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The Dove
Location in Colorado
TypeCirque glacier
Location Boulder County, Colorado, United States
Coordinates 40°15′32″N105°37′05″W / 40.25889°N 105.61806°W / 40.25889; -105.61806 Coordinates: 40°15′32″N105°37′05″W / 40.25889°N 105.61806°W / 40.25889; -105.61806 [1]
TerminusBarren rock
StatusRetreating

The Dove is a small cirque glacier or perennial snowfield located in Rocky Mountain National Park in the U.S. state of Colorado. [2] The Dove is on the north slope of Longs Peak and near The Keyhole, which is along a popular climbing route to the summit. [3]

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References

  1. "The Dove Glacier". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved August 19, 2012.
  2. Longs Peak, CO (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved August 19, 2012.
  3. "Glacier Basics". Glaciers and Glacier Change of Rocky Mountain National Park. National Park Service. Retrieved August 19, 2012.