• Creator
  • Waite, Alvin H. (Alvin Henry), 1862-1929
  • Created Date
  • 1895
  • Description
  • Notes in inventory: Paradise Park, Mount Tacoma. Largest mouth of Nisqually Glacier. From north side of River.Nisqually Glacier is one of the great rivers of ice on the south slope of Mount Rainier. It extends from the summit to the headwaters of the Nisqually River, a distance of about five miles. This is one of the six largest glaciers on Mount Rainier and its terminus was about 1,500 ft. lower in the middle 1880s. In 1870, it was named for ... more
    Notes in inventory: Paradise Park, Mount Tacoma. Largest mouth of Nisqually Glacier. From north side of River.Nisqually Glacier is one of the great rivers of ice on the south slope of Mount Rainier. It extends from the summit to the headwaters of the Nisqually River, a distance of about five miles. This is one of the six largest glaciers on Mount Rainier and its terminus was about 1,500 ft. lower in the middle 1880s. In 1870, it was named for the Nisqually River by Gen. Hazard Stevens and P. B. Van Trump, when they found it to be the source of that stream.PH Coll 291.192. less
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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