Donald Ridge

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 60 ° 15' 13" N, 143 ° 4' 31" W
  • Region: Valdez-Cordova (CA)
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  • Elevation: 1965 ft (598.93 m)
  • Parent: St. Elias Mountains


Trends N-S, on the SE side of Bering Glacier between Hanna Lake and the Kosakuts River90 mi. SE of Cordova, St. Elias Mts. 3 miles long.

Named by Don Miller, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for Corporal Donald, RCAF, who was killed on this ridge in a Royal Canadian Air Force plane crash in 1943 and his grave is marked by one of the planes doors on which is scratched his name.



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