Information About

Townsend Peak

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 21' 20" N,
146 ° 13' 24" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Nearest City

Valdez

Elevation

5479 ft (1670 m)

Uses

Townsend Peak in Detail.

About

At the junction of the Valdez and Kutina Glaciers, 17 mi. E of Mount Mahlo, 17 mi NNE of Valez, Chugach Mountains.

History

Named for L. E. Nielsen in 1960 for Dr. Leroy S. Townsend, physician at Copper Center during the winter of 1898-1899 and author of a report on scurvy suffered by the prospectors in the area that winter.

Townsend Peak Gallery

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