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Mount Wachsmuth

Quick Facts

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Location

68 ° 19' 38" N,
150 ° 59' 25" W

Region

North Slope

Elevation

4751 ft (1448.1 m)

Uses

Mount Wachsmuth in Detail.

About

On the SE side of Shainin Lake in the Brooks Range, 23 mi NE of Anaktuvuk Pass, Brooks Range

History

Named by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geologists in 1951 for Charles Wachsmuth, American geologist and paleontologist (1829-1896).