There’s a New Tallest Peak in the North American Arctic

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There’s a New Tallest Peak in the North American Arctic

by Diego Sahagún » Wed Dec 16, 2015 11:39 pm


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Re: There’s a New Tallest Peak in the North American Arctic

by Diego Sahagún » Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:07 pm

Sorry, move this thread to the Canada & Alaska regional board please. It is not for partnership

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Re: There’s a New Tallest Peak in the North American Arctic

by Scott » Fri Dec 18, 2015 2:01 pm

The elevations are a bit different for each peak, but each map I have already says that Isto is the highest peak in the Brooks Range.

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Re: There’s a New Tallest Peak in the North American Arctic

by Diego Sahagún » Sat Dec 19, 2015 10:31 am

That is a new study on those elevations Scott, that's all

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Re: There’s a New Tallest Peak in the North American Arctic

by Steve Gruhn » Sat Dec 19, 2015 6:13 pm

Scott wrote:The elevations are a bit different for each peak, but each map I have already says that Isto is the highest peak in the Brooks Range.


There had been some confusion because the most detailed USGS map of Mount Isto (the 1983 1:63,360 Demarcation Point (A-5)) reported Mount Isto's summit elevation to be 8975 feet, but the most detailed USGS map of Mount Chamberlin (the 1956 1:63,360 Mount Michelson (B-2)) reported Mount Chamberlin's summit elevation to be 9020 feet. The 1955 1:250,000 USGS map of Mount Chamberlin also reported that the summit elevation of Mount Chamberlin was 9020 feet. But the 1955 1:250,000 USGS map of Mount Isto (Demarcation Point) reported that Mount Isto's summit elevation was 9060 feet. Hence the confusion.

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