Information About

Leffingwell Glacier

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Leffingwell Glacier on The Map

Location

69 ° 18' 0" N,
144 ° 7' 60" W

Region

North Slope

Length

5 mi (8.05 km)

Elevation

6939 ft (2115.01 m)

Uses

Leffingwell Glacier in Detail.

About

trends from S side to E side of Mount Michelson at head of Leffingwell Creek in Romanzof Mts., Brooks Range

History

Named for Ernest de Koven Leffingwell who for several years, between 1906 and 1914, explored and studied the geology and geography of northeast Alaska, culminating with his report on "The Canning River Region." The name "Leffingwell Glacier" was published in U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) open File Report 810, 1965, by E. G. Sable.