Mount Alverstone

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 60 ° 21' 6.156" N, 139 ° 4' 31.487" W
  • Region: Yakutat
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  • Elevation: 14239 ft (4340.05 m)

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on Alaska-Canada boundary, 2 mi. N of Mount Hubbard and 61 mi. NE of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts.

History
Named in 1908 for Lord Richard Everard Webster Alverstone, 1842-1915, Lord Chief Justice of England, 1900-13, and Boundary Commissioner in 1903. He served on various arbitration commissions including the one dealing with the Bering Sea Fur-Seal controversy. In the Alaska boundary dispute in 1903, his vote was the deciding one against Canadian claims.

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