Eklutna Glacier
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Eklutna Glacier
Eklutna Glacier
Area11.5 square miles (30 km2)
Length6 miles (9.7 km)

Eklutna Glacier is a glacier in the Chugach Mountains near Anchorage, Alaska.[1] The glacier is the source of most of Anchorage's drinking water and water used in the hydroelectric Eklutna Dam via Eklutna Lake. A recent study found that it is shrinking and expected to melt almost entirely over about 100 years, or possibly less if there is accelerated climate warming.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Eklutna Glacier
  2. ^ Rosen, Yerett: "Eklutna Glacier, a source of Anchorage drinking water, is disappearing drip by drip" Anchorage Daily News, 2 December 2017

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