Information About

Mount Edison

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 24' 23" N,
147 ° 11' 27" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Nearest City

Eureka

Elevation

11188 ft (3410.1 m)

Mount Edison in Detail.

About

Located in Dora Keen Range, near head of Columbia Glacier, 36 miles northwest of Valdez, Chugach Mountains.

History

Named by members of the Chugach Mountains Expedition in 1955 for Thomas Alva Edison, 1847-1931, American inventor; reported by Nielsen (1963, p135).