Mount Michelson (Chugach Mountains)

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Mount Michelson
Highest point
Elevation 8,701 ft (2,652 m) [1]
Coordinates 61°16′50″N 147°13′28″W / 61.28056°N 147.22444°W / 61.28056; -147.22444
Location Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska
Parent range Chugach Mountains
Topo map USGS Anchorage B-1

Mount Michelson is a mountain at the head of the Meares Glacier, 34 miles (55 km) NW of Valdez in the Chugach Mountains of Alaska, USA. The mountain was named around 1957 for Albert Abraham Michelson by members of the Chugach Mountains Expedition sponsored by the Arctic Institute of North America.[1]