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a glacier in SE Alaska, flowing SE from Mt. Fairweather into Glacier Bay. About 350 sq. mi. (905 sq. km).
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Words nearby Muir Glacier
Mühlbach, Muhlenberg, Mühlhausen, Muir, muirburn, Muir Glacier, mujaheddin, mujahedin, mujik, mujtahid, Mukalla
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According to a map provided by the Park Service, Muir Glacier extended far into the Muir Inlet as recently as 1976—but no more.Alaska Delivers the Goods in Glacier Bay National Park|Emily Pennington|April 15, 2021|Outside Online
The following facts relating to the Muir glacier, its measurement and movement, are derived wholly from Professor Wright's notes.Along Alaska's Great River|Frederick Schwatka
Muir Glacier is the greatest of this grand group, and surpasses anything nearer than the polar zones themselves.Wonderland; or Alaska and the Inside Passage|Lieut. Frederick Schwatka
The front wall of the Muir Glacier is about two and a half or three miles wide.Travels in Alaska|John Muir
The Muir glacier is the one that occupies the most attention, as it is the most accessible to tourists.
Muir Glacier, the largest that dips into the bay, presents a front of 5000 feet.
British Dictionary definitions for Muir Glacier
/ (mjʊə) /
a glacier in SE Alaska, in the St Elias Mountains, flowing southeast from Mount Fairweather. Area: about 900 sq km (350 sq miles)
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