• Creator
  • Waite, Alvin H. (Alvin Henry), 1862-1929
  • Created Date
  • 1895
  • Description
  • Notes in inventory: Paradise Park, Mount Tacoma. Panorama looking up Cowlitz Glacier, showing South Peak, Crater Peak and Gibraltar Rock. Cowlitz Glacier is an ice river on the southeast slope of Mt. Rainier. It descends about five miles from a group of small glaciers near the summit, to the head of the Muddy Fork of the Cowlitz River. The large glacier, in the southeast part of the park, was named in 1870 by P. B. Van Trump and Gen. Hazard St... more
    Notes in inventory: Paradise Park, Mount Tacoma. Panorama looking up Cowlitz Glacier, showing South Peak, Crater Peak and Gibraltar Rock. Cowlitz Glacier is an ice river on the southeast slope of Mt. Rainier. It descends about five miles from a group of small glaciers near the summit, to the head of the Muddy Fork of the Cowlitz River. The large glacier, in the southeast part of the park, was named in 1870 by P. B. Van Trump and Gen. Hazard Stevens, when they found it to be the source of the Cowlitz River by its Muddy Fork.PH Coll 291.189. 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