Browning in Glacier County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
There are glacial horns in many locations throughout the park. But the only sure way to identify a horn is to hike around it or view it from other perspectives. Clements Mountain (behind you and to the right), despite its jagged profile, is not a true glacial horn.
Location. 48° 41.71′ N, 113° 43.084′ W. Marker is in Browning, Montana, in Glacier County. Marker can be reached from Going-To-The-Sun-Road 18 miles west of U.S. 89. Touch for map. Marker is located behind the Logan Pass Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Browning MT 59417, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Choosing a Route (approx. 5.6 miles away); When the Glaciers Melt (approx. 7.6 miles away); Overnight in the Wilderness (approx. 7.6 miles away); Historic Boats (approx. 9.1 miles away); Time Machines (approx. 9.1 miles away); Wilderness Architecture (approx. 9.1 miles away); A Glacial Lake (approx. 9½ miles away).
More about this marker.
The panel background photo caption reads, "When the glaciers retreated, they left this steep pyramid of rock."
Also see . . . Glacier National Park. U.S. National Park Service (Submitted on July 26, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 482 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.