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Mount Kloh Kutz

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Location

58 ° 53' 8" N,
136 ° 15' 58" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

3248 ft (989.99 m)

Uses

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About

Located in Glacier Bay National Monument, on Wachusett Inlet and 61 miles northwest of Hoonah, St. Elias Mountains.

History

Named by members of the Glacier Bay Expedition of 1941 (Field, 1947, pl. 1) for Kloh Kutz, whose name means "hole-in-the-cheek," a chief of the Chilkats. In 1869, these Indians reportedly informed George Davidson, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), of the existence of Glacier Bay.