The Ray Mountains is a mountain range in central Alaska named for the Ray River, itself named for U.S. Navy Captain Patrick Henry Ray, who established a meteorological station in Barrow, Alaska in 1881. The mountains are located within the Yukon-Tanana Uplands, an area of low mountain ranges that also includes the White Mountains. The Ray Mountains cover an area of 10,600 square miles (27,454 km2) and are bordered on the east by the Yukon River, on the south by the Tozitna River, and on the north by Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge. The highest point in the Ray Mountains is Mount Tozi, which has a summit elevation of 5,519 feet (1,682 m). Other notable peaks include Wolf Mountain, Mount Henry Eakin, the Kokrines Hills, and Moran Dome.
- "Ray Mountains". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved February 17, 2009.
- Gates, Douglas. "Yukon-Tanana Uplands", Greatlandofalaska.com. Accessed February 17, 2009.
- Bureau of Land Management. Kanuti NWR/Ray Mountains/Hogatza River Earth Cover Classification, Department of the Interior. September 2002. Accessed February 17, 2009.
Additional source 
- Yeend, Warren. Glaciation of the Ray Mountains, Central Alaska, in U.S. Geological Survey Staff, Geological survey research 1971; Chapter D: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 750-D, pp. D122-D126.
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