Information About

Mount Wordie

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 56' 28" N,
136 ° 28' 34" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

4472 ft (1363.07 m)

Uses

Mount Wordie in Detail.

About

In Glacier Bay National Monument, 5 miles northwest of Mount Merriam and 81 miles northwest of Hoonah, St. Elias Mountains. (AK-T1)

History

Named by members of the Glacier Bay Expedition of 1941 (Field, 1947, map) for James Mann Wordie, a British glacier geologist and polar explorer, who visited Muir Glacier in 1913. He was a Antarctic Expedition, 1914-17, and on several expeditions to Greenland. (AK-T1)