Blackcliff Mountain

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 61 ° 23' 13" N, 147 ° 3' 43" W
  • Region: Valdez-Cordova (CA)
  • Nearest City: Valdez
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  • Elevation: 9938 ft (3029.1 m)
  • Parent: Chugach Mountains


In the Chugach Mountains, near head of Columbia Glacier, 4.5 mi E of Mount Witherspoon and 33 mi NW of Valdez, Chugach Mountains.

Named about 1957 by members of the Chugach Mountains Expedition sponsored by the Arctic Institute of North America, "for the prominent blackish cliff on its east face" (Nielsen, 1963, p. 135).



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