Ferebee Glacier

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 59 ° 32' 31" N, 135 ° 36' 49" W
  • Region: Haines
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  • Length: 9 mi (14.48 km)
  • Elevation: 2047 ft (623.93 m)

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About
heads at 594500N1354000W, trends SE 9 mi. to its terminus, 4.4 mi. W of Parsons Peak and 9 mi. NW of Skagway; Coast Mts.

History
named by the U.S. Navy in 1880 for surgeon Nelson MacPherson Ferebee, U.S. Navy (USN), who visited the region in 1880. published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 200). to Krause (1883, map), the Tlingit Indian name is "Dejahssankessit."

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