Nun Mountain

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 58 ° 30' 16" N, 135 ° 15' 18" W
  • Region: Haines
  • Uses:
  • Elevation: 3839 ft (1170.13 m)
  • Parent: Chilkat Range

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4.8 mi. W of Lynn Sisters in Lynn Canal and 33 mi. NW of Juneau, St. Elias Mts.

History
Name published in 1924 by US@C&GS on Chart 8302. So named because of the fancied resemblance to a nun. The 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 182) shows a mountain called Dome Peak, named in 1869, by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN), in the position of Nun Mtn.

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