heads in Canada, between Mounts Augusta and Eaton, trends W and S to Seward Glacier, 54 mi. NNW of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts. 3 miles long.
Named in 1891 by I. C. Russell, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), "for Mt. Augusta," and presumably for his wife J. Augusta Olmsted Russell.