Information About

Kahiltna Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

62 ° 45' 57" N,
151 ° 18' 12" W

Region

Matanuska-Susitna

Arms

Pika Glacier,

Locales

Denali Base Camp,

Tributaries

Granite Creek,

Length

30 mi (48.28 km)

Elevation

4081 ft (1243.89 m)

Uses

Kahiltna Glacier in Detail.

About

heads in icefield between Mount Foraker and Mount Hunter, trends S 30 mi. to head of Kahiltna River, 5 mi. E of Chelatna Lake and 35 mi. NE of Talkeetna; Alaska Range

History

Tanaina Indian name reported in 1899 by Lieutenant J. S. Herron (1901, p. 45 and map), USA, as "Car-ilt-nu." spelling was published by Adolph Knopf and Sidney Paige (in Brooks and others, 1906, p. 118), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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