in Denali National Park, 3.5 mi. S of Eielson Visitor Center, Alaska Range
Named by U.S. Congress on June 14, 1930, for Carl Ben Eielson "in honor of the pioneer work in aviation performed in Alaska and the North ***." Eielson had recently been killed in a plane crash in Siberia. The local name "Copper Mountain" was reported in 1925 by S. R. Capps, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
Boundary Creek, Camp Creek, Contact Creek, Crystal Creek, Fault Creek, Glacier Creek, Gorge Creek, Granite Creek, Grant Creek, Intermittent Creek, Little Stony Creek, Myrtle Creek, Pirate Creek, Sunrise Creek, Whistler Creek, Wolverine Creek,