Explorer Glacier is a physical feature (glacier) in Anchorage Borough. The primary coordinates for Explorer Glacier places it within the AK 99587 ZIP Code delivery area.
|Feature Name:||Explorer Glacier|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||On the Kenai Peninsula, N end of the Kenai Mountains, trends NW to its terminus, 4 mi SE of the head of Turnagain Arm, 8 mi. W of Whittier, and 40 mi NNE of Seward, Chugach Mts.|
|History:||Local name reported by the Mountaineering Club of Alaska. So named for the Explorer Scouts who were trained in glacier-climbing techniques on this and nearby glaciers.|
Note that you do not have the right to enter private property without the owner's permission. You do have a right to access goverment property that is open to the general public. The GNIS Feature Detail Report for Explorer Glacier does not include property ownership information.
(7.9 miles E)
(18.7 miles WNW)
(14.2 miles NW)
(14.4 miles NNW)