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


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

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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