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