Information About

Moore Nunatak

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 4' 53" N,
140 ° 54' 35" W

Region

Yakutat

Elevation

1821 ft (555.04 m)

Uses

Moore Nunatak in Detail.

Getting There


The closest town to Moore Nunatak is Yakutat. From Yakutat you can charter a flight the 57 miles to Moore Nunatak.

About

at junction of Agassiz Glacier and Malaspina Glacier, 5 mi. SW of Samovar Hills and 57 mi. NW of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts.


Moore Nunatak sits on the northwest of Malaspina Glacier and the end of Agassiz Glacier.

History

Named by I. C. Russell, in 1891, presumably for Will C. Moore, a member of his party, who was drowned while landing at Icy Bay on June 6, 1891.

Naming

Moore Nunatak was named by I. C. Russell, in 1891, presumably for Will C Moore, a member of his party, who was drowned while landing at Icy Bay on June 6, 1891.