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Andrews Glacier is an alpine glacier in a cirque below Otis Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park.

All of the glaciers at Rocky Mountain National Park are cirque glaciers. A cirque glacier is a small glacier that occupies a bowl-shaped basin at the head of a mountain valley. Cirque glaciers are usually the remnants of much larger valley glaciers. Andrews, Tyndall, and Rowe are all good examples of small cirque glaciers. Read More...

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Larimer County
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July 9, 2016

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