Wilkes Range

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 56 ° 42' 24" N, 132 ° 23' 18" W
  • Region: Wrangell
  • Uses:
  • Length: 6 mi (9.66 km)
  • Elevation: 3376 ft (1029 m)
  • Parent: Coast Mountains
  • Mountains: Wilkes Peak,


extends SE from Wilkes Peak, at mouth of Stikine River, 20 mi. SE of Petersburg, Coast Mts

Named in 1887 by Lieutenant Commander C. M. Thomas, U.S. Navy (USN), for Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes, U.S. Navy (USN).



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