De Long Mountains

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De Long Mountains
Highest point
Peak Black Mountain
Elevation 5,020 ft (1,530 m)
Coordinates 68°33′35″N 160°19′41″W / 68.55972°N 160.32806°W / 68.55972; -160.32806
Geography
Countries United States and Canada
State/Province Alaska
Range coordinates 68°25′N 161°40′W / 68.42°N 161.67°W / 68.42; -161.67Coordinates: 68°25′N 161°40′W / 68.42°N 161.67°W / 68.42; -161.67

The De Long Mountains are a mountain range in the North Slope Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska. The range is located at the west end of the Brooks Range and extends west from Uivaksak Creek and the head of the Kuna River. They were named in 1886 after the Arctic explorer George Washington DeLong (1844–1881).[1]

The highest point is Black Mountain at 5,020 feet (1,530 m).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "De Long Mountains". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  2. ^ "Black Mountain, Alaska". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2010-09-12. .