Logan, Mount

Logan, Mount [for Sir William Logan], 19,551 ft (5,959 m) high, in Kluane National Park, extreme SW Yukon, Canada, just E of Alaska; highest mountain in Canada and second highest in North America. It caps an immense tableland and is the center of the greatest glacial expanse in North America. The first ascent was made in 1925.

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