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Boreal Mountain

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Location

67 ° 49' 40" N,
150 ° 46' 49" W

Region

Yukon-Koyukuk (CA)

Parent

Brooks Range

Elevation

6375 ft (1943.1 m)

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About

one of Gates of the Arctic, on E bank of North Fork Koyukuk River, 35 mi. NW of Wiseman, Brooks Range;


History

Named in 1924 by Marshall (1956, p. 12) who wrote, "Close at hand * * * was a precipitous pair of mountains, one on each side of the North Fork. I bestowed the name of 'Gates of the Arctic' on them, christening the east portal 'Boreal Mountain' and the west portal 'Frigid Crags.'"