Information About

Krisha Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Krisha Glacier on The Map

Location

59 ° 12' 30" N,
135 ° 49' 30" W

Region

Haines

Length

0.5 mi (0.8 km)

Elevation

3842 ft (1171.04 m)

Uses

Krisha Glacier in Detail.

About

on N slope of Takhinsha Mts., 6 mi. W of Mount Emmerick and 25 mi. SW of Skagway, St. Elias Mts. 0.5 mile long.

History

Probably a Tlingit Indian name shown as Krischa by Aurel and Arthur Krause (1883, map). Called Krisha Glacier by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) (1883 Coast Pilot, pl. 1819).