Mount Michelson

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 61 ° 16' 50" N, 147 ° 13' 28" W
  • Region: Valdez-Cordova (CA)
  • Nearest City: Valdez
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  • Elevation: 8448 ft (2574.95 m)
  • Parent: Chugach Mountains

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About
at head of Meares Glacier, 34 mi. NW of Valdez, Chugach Mts.

History
Named about 1957 by members of the Chugach Mountains Expedition sponsored by the Arctic Institute of North America (Nielsen, 1963, p. 135). Named for Albert Abraham Michelson, 1852-1931, American physicist.

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