Information About

Amphitheater Mountains

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Amphitheater Mountains on The Map

Location

63 ° 7' 60" N,
146 ° 0' 59" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Parent

Alaska Range

Mountains

Paxson Mountain,

Passes

Glacier Gap,

Elevation

6119 ft (1865.07 m)

Uses

Amphitheater Mountains in Detail.

About

35 miles long. Extends SE from Maclaren River to Paxson Lake, crossed by Denali Highway, 6 mi. NW of Paxson, Alaska Range.

History

So named in 1955 by T. L. Pewe, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), because "the many well-developed cirques give the appearance of many amphitheaters".