on E bank of Chilkat River, 3 mi. W of the summit of Tukgahgo Mtn. and 18 mi. SW of Skagway, St. Elias Mts
Named in 1880 by the U. S. Navy for Captain J. M. Vanderbilt, captain of the trading steamer Favorite; the name was published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 198 and pl. 1819). It is apparently equivalent to the Russian name Provortni.