Information About

Parker Pass

Quick Facts

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Location

63 ° 6' 4" N,
150 ° 56' 11" W

Region

Denali

Parent

Alaska Range

Elevation

14511 ft (4422.95 m)

Uses

Parker Pass in Detail.

About

In Denali National Park, between Harper Glacier and Harper Icefall, 3 miles northeast of summit of Denali, Alaska Range; incomplete record.

History

Named in 1913 by Archdeacon Stuck (1921,p73) for Herschel Clifford Parker, 1867-1931, physicist and mining engineer, who accompanied Belmore Browne on the expedition which nearly succeeded in reaching the summit of Mount McKinley [now Denali] in 1912.