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Fairweather Range

Fairweather Range
Mount Fairweather
Highest point
Peak Mount Fairweather
Elevation 4,671 m (15,325 ft)
Coordinates
Dimensions
Area 9,936 km2 (3,836 sq mi)
Geography
Countries United States and Canada
States/Provinces Alaska and British Columbia
Parent range Saint Elias Mountains

The Fairweather Range is the unofficial name for a mountain range located in the U.S. state of Alaska and the Canadian province of British Columbia. It is the southernmost range of the Saint Elias Mountains. The northernmost section of the range is situated in Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park while the southernmost section resides in Glacier Bay National Park,[1] in the Hoonah-Angoon Census Area.[2] In between it goes through the southeastern corner of Yakutat Borough. Peaks of this range include Mount Fairweather, the highest point in British Columbia and Mount Quincy Adams 4,150 m (13,615 ft).

A panorama of the Fairweather Range

References

  1. ^ Bivouac.com: Fairweather Range
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fairweather Range
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