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English: Mt. Saint Elias: 19,500 Feet

Under the shadow of this great mountain, Bering's crew landed in July, 1741; they were the first white men to behold its sullen grandeur, and it fitly stands as the initial point of that early recognition of Russian America. In clear weather it is distinctly seen by mariners, 150 miles at sea; usually, however, it is wrapped in clouds .

  • Subject: Saint Elias, Mount (Alaska and Yukon), Mountains--Alaska
  • Geographic Subject: United States--Alaska--Saint Elias, Mount, Canada--Yukon--Saint Elias, Mount
  • Tag: Polar
Date 1897.00
institution QS:P195,Q219563
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English: Elliott, Henry W. () Our Arctic Province : Alaska and the Seal Islands, Library of Contemporary Exploration and Adventure, New York City, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons
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Public domain This is a photograph from the Freshwater and Marine Image Bank at the en:University of Washington. Materials in the Freshwater and Marine Image Bank are in the public domain. No copyright permissions are needed. Acknowledgement of the Freshwater and Marine Image Bank as a source for borrowed images is requested.

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