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Mount Cooper

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 51' 45" N,
136 ° 58' 53" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

6155 ft (1876.04 m)

Uses

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About

In the Saint Elias Mountains, at the head of Kashoto Glacier, 2.5 mi S of Johns Hopkins Inlet, and 60 mi SW of Haines.

History

Named for Dr. William Skinner Cooper (1884-1978), plant ecologist who performed several vegetation-glacier relationship studies in the Glacier Bay area and was chairman of the committee of scientists whic initiated the proposal to establish Glacier Bay National Monument.