Information About

Wheeler Peak

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 47' 24" N,
133 ° 56' 34" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Elevation

2657 ft (809.85 m)

Uses

Wheeler Peak in Detail.

About

on Glass Peninsula on Admiralty I., 2 mi. SW of Point Glass and 38 mi. SE of Juneau, Alex. Arch.

History

Named in 1887 by Lieutenant Commander C. M. Thomas, U.S. Navy (USN), probably for Lieutenant George M. Wheeler, who made extensive surveys of the United States west of the 100th meridian.