Information About

Black Cap Mountain

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 51' 7" N,
136 ° 24' 48" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

3048 ft (929.03 m)

Uses

Black Cap Mountain in Detail.

About

Near the S end of a ridge in Glacier Bay National Monument on N shore of Glacier Bay, 3.5 mi SSE of Mount Merriam, 62 mi. NW of Hoonah, St. Elias Mts.

History

Descriptive name given by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1956 "because the peak is composed of black limestone and the contrast with the color of the flanks of the mountain makes it visible for many miles."