Information About

Mount Michelson

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 16' 50" N,
147 ° 13' 28" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Nearest City

Valdez

Elevation

8448 ft (2574.95 m)

Mount Michelson in Detail.

About

at head of Meares Glacier, 34 mi. NW of Valdez, Chugach Mts.

History

Named about 1957 by members of the Chugach Mountains Expedition sponsored by the Arctic Institute of North America (Nielsen, 1963, p. 135). Named for Albert Abraham Michelson, 1852-1931, American physicist.

Mount Michelson Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Mount Michelson.