Information About

Washburn Peak

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Washburn Peak on The Map

Location

57 ° 49' 22" N,
133 ° 58' 47" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

3091 ft (942.14 m)

Uses

Washburn Peak in Detail.

About

NW of Wheeler Peak on Glass Peninsula, Admiraltt I., 36 mi. SE of Juneau, Alex. Arch.

History

Named in 1887 by Lieutenant Commander C. M. Thomas, U.S. Navy (USN), probably for Cadwallader Colden Washburn, 1818-1882, a major general in the Union Army in the Civil War, U.S. Representative from Wisconsin, 1867-71, and Governor of Wisconsin, 1872-74.