Information About

Meigs Peak

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 51' 17" N,
133 ° 42' 17" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

2543 ft (775.11 m)

Uses

Meigs Peak in Detail.

About

on Snettisham Peninsula, 4 mi. E of Midway Is., and 40 mi. SE of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Named in 1887 by Lieutenant Commander C. M. Thomas, U.S. Navy (USN), for General Montgomery Cunningham Meigs, 1816-92, USA, who was in charge of building the Potomac Aqueduct and other structures in Washington, D.C., including parts of the Capitol.