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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