Information About

Mount Forde

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 2' 3.71" N,
137 ° 10' 31.411" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

6545 ft (1994.92 m)

Uses

Mount Forde in Detail.

Getting There


About

In Glacier Bay National Monument, on the Alaska-British Columbia boundary, 5 mi SW of Tarr Inlet, 72 mi. WSW of Skagway, St. Elias Mts.


History

Named by Canada in 1929 for John Preston Forde, an engineer of the Public Works Dept. of the Dominion of Canada, who visited Tarr Inlet in 1925 and 1928 and measured the recession of the glacier at the head of the inlet.

Mount Forde Gallery

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