Mount Griggs

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 58 ° 21' 17" N, 155 ° 5' 35" W
  • Region: Lake and Peninsula
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  • Elevation: 7585 ft (2311.91 m)


On Alaska Peninsula, in Katmai National Monument, 7 mi NW of Mount Katmai, Aleutian Range.

Named in 1956 by Gilbert Grosvenor, National Geographic Society, for Dr. Robert Fisk Griggs (1881-1962), botanist and leader of six National Geographic Society expeditions to the Katmai District from 1915 to 1930 after the eruption of Mount Katmai in 1912. His explorations led to the creation of Katmai National Monument by President Woodrow Wilson in 1918. The name "Knife Peak" was published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) on a 1911 Coast Chart.



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