Information About

Mount Welker

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 0' 30" N,
130 ° 0' 7" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

5013 ft (1527.96 m)

Uses

Mount Welker in Detail.

About

On the Alaska-Canada boundary, 5 mi N of Hyder; Coast Mts.

History

Named in 1923 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) for Captain Philip A. Welker, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), an International Boundary Commission (IBC) surveyor from 1893 to 1895 and "who, in 1895, astromonically determined the southern land origin of the Alaska Lisiere boundary, at a point about 2 miles east of this peak * * *."