USGS HA 455
Title:Glacier dammed lakes and outburst floods in Alaska
Authors:Post, Austin, and Mayo, L.R.
Publisher:U.S. Geological Survey
Ordering Info:USGS Publications Warehouse
Quadrangle(s):Anchorage; Atlin; Bering Glacier; Big Delta; Blying Sound; Bradfield Canal; Cordova; Craig; Dixon Entrance; Eagle; Fairbanks; Gulkana; Healy; Icy Bay; Iliamna; Juneau; Kantishna River; Kenai; Ketchikan; Lake Clark; Lime Hills; McCarthy; McGrath; Medfra; Middleton Island; Mount Fairweather; Mount Hayes; Mount McKinley; Mount Saint Elias; Nabesna; Petersburg; Port Alexander; Prince Rupert; Ruby; Seldovia; Seward; Sitka; Skagway; Sumdum; Taku River; Talkeetna; Talkeetna Mountains; Tanacross; Tyonek; Valdez; Yakutat
Keyword(s):ACMP Coastal District; Coastal; Coastal and River; Coastal and River Hazards; Engineering; Flood; Geology; Glacier Flood; Glacier Outburst Flood; Hazards;
Post, Austin, and Mayo, L.R., 1971, Glacier dammed lakes and outburst floods in Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Hydrologic Investigations Atlas 455, 10 p., 3 sheets, scale 1:1,000,000.
- ha-0455.pdf (818.0 K)
Maps & Other Oversized Sheets
- Sheet 1 Map showing location of glaciers, glacier-dammed lakes glacier-sheathed volcanoes and areas subject to outburst flooding in southeastern Alaska, scale 1:1,000,000 (6.6 M)
- Sheet 2 Map showing location of glaciers, glacier-dammed lakes glacier-sheathed volcanoes and areas subject to outburst flooding in south central Alaska, scale 1:1,000,000 (6.1 M)
- Sheet 3 Photographs illustrating the variability of glacier-dammed lakes and damage caused by outburst floods (11.0 M)