Mount Defiant

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 61 ° 15' 17" N, 147 ° 7' 36" W
  • Region: Valdez-Cordova (CA)
  • Nearest City: Valdez
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  • Elevation: 7746 ft (2360.98 m)
  • Parent: Chugach Mountains


In the Chugach Mountains, S. of Second Branch Columbia Glacier, 2.5 mi ENE of Columbia Peak and 32 mi WNW of Valdez.

Named about 1957 by members of the ChugachMountains Expedition, sponsored by the Arctic Institute of North America because this rugged ice-covered peak has defied all attempts to find a route up it (Nielsen, 1963, p. 135).



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