Information About

Coleman Peak

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 4' 12" N,
135 ° 58' 24" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

5387 ft (1641.96 m)

Uses

Coleman Peak in Detail.

Getting There


About

in Glacier Bay National Monument, between Casement and McBride Glaciers, 2.4 mi. NNE of Red Mountain and 35 mi. SW of Skagway, St. Elias Mts.


History

Named in 1947 by W. O. Field, American Geographical Society, A. P. Coleman, 1852-1939, geologist, who visited this area in 1913. Coleman was born and educated in Canada and was professor of geology at Victoria College and Toronto University He was the author of many scientific publications, especially on the glacial and pleistocene geology of the Great Lakes area.