Saint Elias, Mount
Saint Elias, Mount ĭlī´əs [key], 18,008 ft (5,489 m) high, in the St. Elias Mts. on the U.S.-Canadian border between SW Yukon and SE Alaska; fourth highest peak of North America. It was first seen by Danish explorer Vitus Bering on July 16, 1741; Luigi Amedeo, duca degli Abruzzi , an Italian explorer, was the first (1897) to climb it. Malaspina Glacier rises there.
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