Black Cap Mountain

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 58 ° 51' 7" N, 136 ° 24' 48" W
  • Region: Hoonah-Angoon (CA)
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  • Elevation: 3048 ft (929.03 m)
  • Parent: St. Elias Mountains

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About
Near the S end of a ridge in Glacier Bay National Monument on N shore of Glacier Bay, 3.5 mi SSE of Mount Merriam, 62 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.

History
Descriptive name given by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1956 "because the peak is composed of black limestone and the contrast with the color of the flanks of the mountain makes it visible for many miles."

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