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Mount Wade

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 48' 31.576" N,
138 ° 40' 4.919" W

Region

Yakutat

Elevation

7976 ft (2431.08 m)

Uses

Mount Wade in Detail.

About

On the Alaska-Canada international boundary 3 mi SE of Mount Duff and 41 mi. NE of Yakutat, St. Elias Mts.

History

Named by International Boundary Commission (IBC) in 1923 for Frederick Coate Wade, 1860-1924, who was junior counselor before the Alaska Tribunal in 1903. He was born in Ontario and attended Toronto University He was employed as an editorial writer before being called to the bar in 1886. In 1887 he represented the U.S. Department of Justice concerning a claim for the surrender of Sitting Bull after the Custer Massacre. He was active in the public affairs of Canada and was the author of several books.