Information About

Blackcliff Mountain

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 23' 13" N,
147 ° 3' 43" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Nearest City

Valdez

Elevation

9938 ft (3029.1 m)

Uses

Blackcliff Mountain in Detail.

About

In the Chugach Mountains, near head of Columbia Glacier, 4.5 mi E of Mount Witherspoon and 33 mi NW of Valdez, Chugach Mountains.

History

Named about 1957 by members of the Chugach Mountains Expedition sponsored by the Arctic Institute of North America, "for the prominent blackish cliff on its east face" (Nielsen, 1963, p. 135).