Mount Quincy Adams (Fairweather Range)

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Mount Quincy Adams
Highest point
Elevation 4,150 m (13,620 ft) [1]
Prominence 410 m (1,350 ft) [1]
Coordinates 58°54′32″N 137°27′05″W / 58.90889°N 137.45139°W / 58.90889; -137.45139Coordinates: 58°54′32″N 137°27′05″W / 58.90889°N 137.45139°W / 58.90889; -137.45139[2]
Geography
Location Alaska Panhandle / Stikine Region, British Columbia
Parent range Fairweather Range
Topo map USGS Mount Fairweather D-5
Climbing
First ascent Bradford Washburn,
H. Adams Carter, 1934[3]

Mount Quincy Adams (alternate Name Boundary Peak 163) is a mountain located on the border between United States and Canada. It is named after John Quincy Adams (1767–1848), the sixth president of the United States.

The southern and eastern flanks of the mountain are in Glacier Bay National Park, in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska. The northern and northwestern flanks are in Tatshenshini-Alsek Park, in Stikine Region, British Columbia, making it the second highest peak in B.C. Mount Quincy Adams is flanked to the west by Mount Fairweather 4,671 m (15,325 ft).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mount Quincy Adams". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2006-10-10. 
  2. ^ "Mount Quincy Adams". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2006-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Mount Quincy Adams". Bivouac.com. Retrieved 2006-10-10. 

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