Information About

Hitchcock Hills

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 6' 12" N,
140 ° 19' 50" W

Region

Yakutat

Elevation

5800 ft (1767.84 m)

Hitchcock Hills in Detail.

About

estends SW from Pinnacle Pass to Malaspina Glacier, 43 mi. NW of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts. 8 miles long.

History

Named Hitchcock Range in 1890 by Russell (1891, p. 112), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for Edward Hitchcock, In acknowledgement of the services to science rendered by the first state geologist of Massachusetts.