The Dove (glacier)

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The Dove
Map showing the location of The Dove
Map showing the location of The Dove
The Dove
Location in Colorado
Type Cirque glacier
Location Boulder County, Colorado, United States
Coordinates 40°15′32″N 105°37′05″W / 40.25889°N 105.61806°W / 40.25889; -105.61806Coordinates: 40°15′32″N 105°37′05″W / 40.25889°N 105.61806°W / 40.25889; -105.61806[1]
Terminus Barren rock
Status Retreating

The Dove is a small cirque glacier or perennial snowfield located in Rocky Mountain National Park in the U.S. state of Colorado.[2] The Dove is on the north slope of Longs Peak and near The Keyhole, which is along a popular climbing route to the summit.[3]

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  1. ^ "The Dove Glacier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-08-19. 
  2. ^ Longs Peak, CO (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2012-08-19. 
  3. ^ "Glacier Basics". Glaciers and Glacier Change of Rocky Mountain National Park. National Park Service. Retrieved 2012-08-19.