Faris Peak

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 Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Location: 54 ° 31' 37" N, 164 ° 41' 17" W
  • Region: Aleutians East
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  • Elevation: 5230 ft (1594.1 m)
  • Parent: Unimak Island

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About
In the SW part of Unimak Isalnd, 3 mi S of Pogromni Volcano, Aleutian Islands.

History
Named by O. H. Tittmann, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), for Robert Lee Faris, Assistant Director of U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) until his death in 1932. A member of Ferdinand Westdahl's party, Faris determined the geographic position of this peak in 1901.

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