St. Elias, Mount

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

St. Elias, Mount

 

one of the tallest peaks in the St. Elias Mountains, on the Canada-Alaska border. Elevation, 5,488 m. Mount St. Elias has extensive neve fields, feeding the valley-type Tyndall glacier, which comes down into Icy Bay (Gulf of Alaska).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?