Information About

Scott Peak

Quick Facts

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Location

63 ° 20' 42" N,
150 ° 7' 25" W

Region

Denali

Elevation

8635 ft (2631.95 m)

Scott Peak in Detail.

About

In Denali National Park, N of the head of Sunset Glacier, 14 mi. E of the mouth of McKinley River, and 33 mi NE of Denali, Alaska Range.

History

Named in 1953 by R. E. Isto, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and Bradford Washburn for Lieutenant Gordon D. Scott, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS), who was killed in the course of mapping operations in the area.