Information About

Toby Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 29' 14" N,
142 ° 18' 19" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Elevation

2536 ft (772.97 m)

Uses

Toby Creek in Detail.

About

heads at glacier terminus, flows NW to Chitistone River, 3.1 mi. NE of junction with Glacier Creek, 21 mi. NE of McCarthy, Wrangell Mts.

History

Local name reported in 1907 by D. C. Witherspoon, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Name may have been derived from "tebay" which Lieutenant Allen (1887, p. 54), USA, says is an Indian word for "a variety of sheep."