Whittier is a city in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2000 census, the population was 182. The city is also a port for the Alaska Marine Highway.

The Whittier Glacier near Whittier was named for the American poet John Greenleaf Whittier in 1915.

Whittier is a popular port of call for cruise ships, as it has connections to Anchorage and the interior of Alaska by both highway and rail. It is the embarkation/debarkation point of the Denali Express nonstop rail service to and from Denali National Park operated by Princess Tours. Whittier is also popular with tourists, sport fishermen and hunters.


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Wind1.54 m/s
Cloudiness100 %
Temperature (min/max)-1/-0 °C
Pressure1038 hpa
Humidity93 %
Last update: 28 Jan 2023 @ 17:47

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