Information About

Ship Mountain

Quick Facts

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Location

56 ° 8' 23" N,
158 ° 21' 39" W

Region

Lake and Peninsula

Elevation

1929 ft (587.96 m)

Uses

Ship Mountain in Detail.

About

on Alaska Peninsula, at SW end of Castle Cape, 11 mi. S of Chignik; Aleutian Range

History

this feature was originally called "Prospect Head" in 1916 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) Coast Pilot (p. 161); "Ship Mountain"; was the name given in 1923 by R.H. Sargent,USGS, "because it looks like the prow of a ship."