Information About

Mount Sheldon

Quick Facts

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Location

63 ° 35' 32" N,
150 ° 7' 1" W

Region

Denali

Nearest City

Talkeetna

Elevation

5354 ft (1631.9 m)

Mount Sheldon in Detail.

About

in Denali National Park, on W bank of Toklat River, 13 mi. N ne of Eielson Visitor Center, Alaska Range

History

Name shown on a 1916 fieldsheet by C. E. Giffin, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Named for Charles Sheldon, 1867-1928, noted author and hunter-naturalist, who studied Dall sheep and other wildlife in the Mount McKinley area in 1906, 1907, and 1908. He was the prime figure in Mount McKinley's establishment as a National Park. See Denali National Park.

Mount Sheldon Gallery

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