Information About

Whiting River

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 57' 26" N,
133 ° 52' 54" W

Region

Juneau

Length

50 mi (80.47 km)

Uses

Whiting River in Detail.

About

Incomplete record. Heading in British Columbia at 582000N, 1323000W, at the junction of a number of streams draining from Canadian glaciers and flowing southwest across the international boundary to Gilbert Bay, 33 mi. SE of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Named in 1888 by Lt Comander C M Thomas, U.S. Navy (USN), for assistant surgeon Robert Whiting, U.S. Navy (USN), a member of his surveying party. The name was published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1891 Coast Pilot (p. 149).