Cosmos Range

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 57 ° 0' 18" N, 132 ° 41' 18" W
  • Region: Petersburg (CA)
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  • Elevation: 4682 ft (1427.07 m)
  • Parent: Coast Mountains
  • Mountains: Cosmos Peak,


trends E from Cosmos Peak on Thomas Bay, 110 mi. E of Sitka, Coast Mts. 4 miles long.

Named in 1887 by Lieutenant Commander C. M. Thomas, U.S. Navy (USN), for the steam launch Cosmos attached to the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) steamer Patterson, which was under his command.



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