Wilson Glacier (Mount Rainier)

Description


The Wilson Glacier is a medium-sized tributary glacier located on the southeast flank of Mount Rainier in Washington. Named after A.D. Wilson, who was part of an early ascent of Mount Rainier, the body of ice has an area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km) and has a volume of 1.9 billion feet (54 million m). The glacier is directly feeds ice to the adjacent, but much larger Nisqually Glacier. Starting from the head at 9,700 feet (3,000 m), the glacier flows downhill southward. Go to the map ⬆⬆

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Glaciers

  1. South Mowich Glacier
  2. South Tahoma Glacier
  3. Success Glacier
  4. Tahoma Glacier
  5. Kautz Glacier
  6. North Mowich Glacier
  7. Williwakas Glacier
  8. Wilson Glacier (Mount Rainier)

Geographical features

  1. Paradise River
  2. Kautz Creek Falls

Populated areas, municipalities, cities and towns

  1. Longmire (Washington)
  2. Paradise (Washington)

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