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Mount Augusta

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 18' 20.722" N,
140 ° 27' 36.007" W

Region

Yakutat

Elevation

13783 ft (4201.06 m)

Uses

Mount Augusta in Detail.

About

on Alaska-Canada boundary, 16 mi. E of Mount St. Elias and 58 mi. NNW of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named in 1891 by I. C. Russell, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for his wife J. Augusta Olmsted Russell. It was first climbed July 4, 1952 (Farquhar, 1959, p.213).