Allen Glacier


General Location:

Allen Glacier - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project
Allen Glacier - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project

(Source: Atlas of Canada, 2007)

Latitiude/Longitude:

78o 33' 20" N - 76o 11' 39" W

(Source: Atlas of Canada, 2007)

Characteristics:

Primary Class: 4- Outlet glacier
Form: 3- Simple basin
Frontal Characteristic: 4- Calving
Major Source of Nourishment: 1- Snow
Longitudinal Profile: 4- Ice fall

(Source: World Glacier Inventory, 2005)

History:

Photo Year (year of photo used for calculations): 1959
Total Area (square km): 26.14
Mean Width (km): 3.4
Mean Length (km): 10.3
Mean Depth (m): 250
Mean Elevation (m a.s.l.): 1004
Snow Line Elevation (m a.s.l.): 900
Snow Line Date (date of snow line observation): July 7, 1959
Tongue Activity: 4- Slight advance

(Source: World Glacier Inventory, 2005)

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