Chilkat Glacier

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 59 ° 40' 49" N, 135 ° 39' 48" W
  • Region: Skagway
  • Nearest City: Haines
  • Uses:
  • Length: 12 mi (19.31 km)
  • Elevation: 2913 ft (887.88 m)


heads in Coast Range about 594700N, 1353500W, trends NW to its terminus at head of Chilkat River in British Columbia, 26 mi. NW of Skagway, Coast Mts. 12 miles long.

So named by International Boundary Commission (IBC) survey party in 1922, "because it is at the head of the Chilkat River."



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