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
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).