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Mentasta Mountains

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Mentasta Mountains

Mentasta Mountains
Mentasa Mts. as seen from the Tok Cut-Off (Glenn Hwy)
Highest point
Peak Noyes Mountain (Alaska)
Elevation 8,147 ft (2,483 m)
Coordinates [1]
Length 40 mi (64 km) East-West
Width 25 mi (40 km) North-South
Country United States
State Alaska
Range coordinates
Parent range Alaska Range
Borders on Alaska Highway, Glenn Highway, Wrangell Mountains and Nabesna River

The Mentasta Mountains in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Alaska form the eastern end of the Alaska Range.[2] They lie south of the Alaska Highway, east of the Glenn Highway, north of the Wrangell Mountains, and west of the Nabesna River. Across the Glenn Highway lies the continuation of the Alaska Range, while across the Nabesna River lie the Nutzotin Mountains. They form the northern boundary of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve. The highest point of the Mentasta Mountains is Noyes Mountain with an elevation of 8,147 feet (2,483 m).[3][4]


  1. ^ "Mentasta Mountains".  
  2. ^ "What's So Special About This Place?". Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve.  
  3. ^ "Noyes Mountain, Alaska". Retrieved 2009-01-22. 
  4. ^ "Noyes Mountain (Alaska)".  

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