Wrangell Mountains

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 61 ° 48' 0" N, 143 ° 30' 0" W
  • Region: Valdez-Cordova (CA)
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  • Elevation: 10151 ft (3094.02 m)


mountain range, 100 mi. long and 60 mi. wide, bounded on W by Copper River; on NE by Jack Creek, Copper Creek, Notch Creek, and Geohenda Creek; on SE by head of White River, Skolai Pass, Chitistone River; and on S by Chitina and Nizina Rivers.

So called in 1901 by F. C. Schrader, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); presumably for Mount Wrangell, which was thought at that time to be the highest peak in the range.


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