Information About

Pandora Peak

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 19' 34" N,
146 ° 43' 18" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Elevation

5994 ft (1826.97 m)

Pandora Peak in Detail.

About

In the Chugach Mountains, 4 mi SSE of Madean Peak and 22 mi NW of Valdez, Chugach Mts.

History

Named about 1959 by Nielson (1963, p. 135) for Pandora of Greek mythology: a woman given a box by Zeus from which all human ills escaped when she opened it.