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Mount Emerson

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 7' 2" N,
148 ° 1' 2" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Elevation

4728 ft (1441.09 m)

Uses

Mount Emerson in Detail.

About

on W bank of College Fiord, 8 mi. N of Point Pakenham and 63 mi. E of Anchorage; Chugach Mts.

History

named in 1908 by U. S. Grant and D. F. Higgins, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for Benjamin Kendall Emerson, 1843-1920, professor of geology at Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts. the Harriman Alaska Expedition in 1899.