Fairweather Range

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Fairweather Range
Fairweather.jpg
Mount Fairweather
Highest point
PeakMount Fairweather
Elevation4,671 m (15,325 ft)
Coordinates58°54′26″N 137°31′36″W / 58.90722°N 137.52667°W / 58.90722; -137.52667Coordinates: 58°54′26″N 137°31′36″W / 58.90722°N 137.52667°W / 58.90722; -137.52667
Dimensions
Area9,936 km2 (3,836 sq mi)
Geography
CountriesUnited States and Canada
States/ProvincesAlaska and British Columbia
Parent rangeSaint Elias Mountains

The Fairweather Range is the unofficial name for a mountain range located in the U.S. state of Alaska and the Canadian province of British Columbia. It is the southernmost range of the Saint Elias Mountains; the northernmost section of the range is situated in Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park while the southernmost section resides in Glacier Bay National Park,[1] in the Hoonah-Angoon Census Area.[2] In between it goes through the southeastern corner of Yakutat Borough. Peaks of this range include Mount Fairweather, the highest point in British Columbia and Mount Quincy Adams 4,150 m (13,615 ft).

A panorama of the Fairweather Range
Fairweather Fault Geologic map

References[edit]

  • "Fairweather Range". BC Geographical Names.