Townsend Peak

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 61 ° 21' 20" N, 146 ° 13' 24" W
  • Region: Valdez-Cordova (CA)
  • Nearest City: Valdez
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  • Elevation: 5479 ft (1670 m)
  • Parent: Chugach Mountains

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About
At the junction of the Valdez and Kutina Glaciers, 17 mi. E of Mount Mahlo, 17 mi NNE of Valez, Chugach Mountains.

History
Named for L. E. Nielsen in 1960 for Dr. Leroy S. Townsend, physician at Copper Center during the winter of 1898-1899 and author of a report on scurvy suffered by the prospectors in the area that winter.

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