USGS HA 455

Publication Details

  • Title:

    Glacier dammed lakes and outburst floods in Alaska
  • Authors:

    Post, Austin, and Mayo, L.R.
  • Publication Date:

    1971
  • 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):

    Coastal and River; Coastal and River Hazards; Engineering; Flood; Geology; Glacier Outburst Flood

Bibliographic Reference

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.

Publication Products

  • ReportReport Information

  • Maps & Other Oversized SheetsMaps & 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)

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