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Whitewater Glacier

Whitewater Glacier is the largest glacier by area in Oregon. It resides on the eastern slope of Mt. Jefferson where it is currently breaking up into three separate glaciers. In the near future, its name will need to be revised as it will constitute three separate glaciers. 


Latitude: 44.681

Longitude: -121.791

Aspect: 59.9

Head (m asl) 1950s: 3050

Terminus (m asl) 1950s: 2160

Area (km^2) 1950s: 3.017

Head (m asl) 2020s: 2960

Terminus (m asl) 2020s: 2240

Area (km^2) 2020s: 2.027

Status: active

Last observation: 2021

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