Information About

Syncline Mountain

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 55' 14" N,
147 ° 31' 37" W

Region

Matanuska-Susitna

Elevation

5440 ft (1658.11 m)

Uses

Syncline Mountain in Detail.

About

In the Talkeetna Mountains, extends SW i mi. from Belanger Pass, between Alfred and Squaw Creeks, 55 mi. NE of Palmer, 95 mi NE of Anchorage.

History

Named in 1956 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) because it is composed entirely of bedded rocks folded into a large syncline.