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Saint Elias Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMount Logan (5956 m/19,541 ft)
CountriesCanada (50%), United States (50%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesAlaska (50%), Yukon Territory (37%), British Columbia (13%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area76,947 sq km / 29,709 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent424 km / 263 mi North-South
451 km / 280 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long60° 6' N; 139° 6' W
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Map of Saint Elias Mountains
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Saint Elias Mountains.
Alaska-Yukon RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         Brooks RangeLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Alaska Intermountain RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Alaska RangeLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Aleutian RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         South-Central AlaskaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Saint Elias MountainsLevel 3
                 Northern Saint Elias MountainsLevel 4 (Child)
                 Southern Icefield RangesLevel 4 (Child)
                 Fairweather RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Alsek RangesLevel 4 (Child)
         Yukon Intermountain RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Mackenzie MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Saint Elias Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mount Logan595619,541Southern Icefield Ranges
2.Mount Saint Elias548918,008Southern Icefield Ranges
3.Mount Lucania5240+17,192+Northern Saint Elias Mountains
4.King Peak517316,972Southern Icefield Ranges
5.Mount Bona5029+16,500+Northern Saint Elias Mountains
6.Mount Steele5000+16,404+Northern Saint Elias Mountains
7.Mount Wood4840+15,879+Northern Saint Elias Mountains
8.Mount Vancouver481215,787Southern Icefield Ranges
9.Mount Churchill476615,638Northern Saint Elias Mountains
10.Mount Slaggard474215,558Northern Saint Elias Mountains
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mount Logan595619,541Southern Icefield Ranges
2.Mount Lucania5240+17,192+Northern Saint Elias Mountains
3.Mount Fairweather467115,325Fairweather Range
4.Buckwell Peak27218927Alsek Ranges



Photos of Peaks in the Saint Elias Mountains

Mount Fairweather
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Mount Fairweather and its west peak from the landing spot on the Grand Plateau Glacier (2008-06-11).
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Mount Emmerich
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Mount Emmerich rises above a low cloud layer from the summit of Peak 4800 (2010-07-18). Photo by Ben Still.
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Kings Throne Peak
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King's Throne, Yukon, in Canada's remote Kluane National Park (2011-01-03). Photo by Jan Triska.
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Peak 4800
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Mount Emmerich rises above a low cloud layer from the summit of Peak 4800 (2010-07-18). Photo by Ben Still.
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