Chilkat Glacier

Feature Type:Glacier - Mass of permanent snow and ice flowing from an area of snow accumulation on higher ground.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On BC-Alaska boundary, SW of Primrose River, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°43'00''N, 135°45'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 104M/12

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 December 1922 as submitted by J.D.Craig, International Boundary Survey, in association with Chilkat River.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

This may be the "Leslie Glacier" named in 1890 by the Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper expedition.

Source: Dictionary of Alaska Place Names, Geological Survey Professional Paper 567; US Department of Interior, Washington, 1967