• Creator
  • Waite, Alvin H. (Alvin Henry), 1862-1929
  • Created Date
  • 1895
  • Description
  • Notes in inventory: Paradise Park, Mount Tacoma. Snow field and crevasses at head of White River Glacier. The largest glacier in the southern 48 states is on the northeast slope of Mt. Rainier extending 5-1/2 miles northeast from the summit to headwaters of the White River is part of an enormous glacial mass which is divided into the Winthrop and Emmons glaciers by Steamboat Prow. It was named for Samuel F. Emmons, geologist and mountaineer, w... more
    Notes in inventory: Paradise Park, Mount Tacoma. Snow field and crevasses at head of White River Glacier. The largest glacier in the southern 48 states is on the northeast slope of Mt. Rainier extending 5-1/2 miles northeast from the summit to headwaters of the White River is part of an enormous glacial mass which is divided into the Winthrop and Emmons glaciers by Steamboat Prow. It was named for Samuel F. Emmons, geologist and mountaineer, who made the second successful ascent of the mountain in 1870. Other names that have been used are White, Blaine, Winthrop and White River Glaciers. PH Coll 291.174. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
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    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 150 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2003