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  Mount Logan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mount Logan is Canada's highest mountain and the second-highest peak in North America, after Denali (Mount McKinley).
Logan is located within Kluane National Park and Reserve in southwestern Yukon and is the source of the Hubbard and Logan Glaciers.
Logan was first climbed on June 23, 1925 by A.H. MacCarthy, H.F. Lambart, A. Carpe, W.W. Foster, N. Read and A. Taylor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mount_Logan   (315 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Mount Logan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mount Logan can refer to: Mount Logan, the highest point in Canada at 5,959 metres Mount Logan in Alaska Mount Logan in Arizona Mount Logan in Colorado Mount Logan in Montana Mount Logan in Ohio Mount Logan in Washington Mount Logan in Wyoming This is a disambiguation page — a...
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The Logan Glacier heads down the northern slopes of Mount Logan, flowing NW across the Canada-United States boundary to form the headwaters of the Chitina River.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mount-Logan   (1156 words)

  
 ON THE RENAMING OF MOUNT LOGAN
It is with considerable relief that thousands of concerned Canadians were made known of the governments backtracking on renaming Mount Logan, Canada's highest peak, as Mount Trudeau.
Canada'a tallest mountain is known worldwide as Mount Logan and to rename it by this process violates the standards by which landmarks are either designated or redesignated.
The 1959 Logan Expedition, led by Hans Gmoser, was a 27 day grind that saw the 6 man team hike 135 km from Kluane Lake to the base of the mountain, climb the challenging East ridge route to the peak, and hike and raft 170km to the Alaska Highway.
modena.intergate.ca /personal/nikskate/mountaineer/mtlogan.html   (373 words)

  
 Mount Logan - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Logan is located within Kluane National Park and Reserve in southwestern Yukon and is the source of the Hubbard Glacier.
Before 1992, the exact height of Mt. Logan was unknown and measurements ranged from 5950m to 6050m.
The fourth highest peak in Canada, King Peak (5,173m), lies 16 km WSW of Mt. Logan and is considered a satellite peak of Logan.
www.open-encyclopedia.com /Mount_Logan   (219 words)

  
 Canadian Vistas - Mount Logan
Mount Logan was named after Sir William Edmond Logan (the founder of the Geological Survey of Canada) who is credited with pioneering surveys that made it possible to unearth the mineral treasures of Canada.
Mount Logan is the second highest mountain in North America next to Mount Mckinley in Alaska that stands at 6194 meters.
Mount Logan is considered to be a fast rising mountain and it continues to grow.
www.frymybacon.com /articles/articles.php?article_ID=382   (381 words)

  
 GSC :: Sir William Logan - Mount Logan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Logan '92 - Situated in the southwest corner of the Yukon Territory in the Saint Elias Mountains, Mount Logan is Canada's highest mountain and is one of the largest mountain massifs in the world.
An expedition to resolve the long-standing debate over the precise altitude of Mount Logan was undertaken by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society in order to help celebrate Canada's 125th birthday and to mark the 150th anniversary of the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC).
Mount Logan is the fastest rising mountain in North America as a result of the strong tectonic activity in the Earth's crust in that region.
gsc.nrcan.gc.ca /logan/mountlogan_e.php   (724 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mount Logan is located in the Yukon Territory, in Canada, close to the border with Alaska.
Mount Logan is the highest summit in Canada, and the second highest in North America.
Mount Logan is characterized by extreme cold (down to -40C) and furious storms due to its location close to the Pacific Ocean.
www.cco.caltech.edu /~alpine/logan.html   (354 words)

  
 Mount Logan - The Jiggies Reference Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mount Logan is Canada's highest mountain and the second-highest peak in North America (Denali is the highest).
Logan is located within Kluane National Park in southwestern Yukon.
Before a 1992 expedition, the exact height of Mt. Logan was unknown and measurements ranged from 5950m to 6050m.
www.jiggies.com /reference/Mount_Logan   (185 words)

  
 Mount Logan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mount Logan is Canada 's highest mountain and the second-highest peak in North America (Denali is the highest).
Logan is located within Kluane National Park and Reserve insouthwestern Yukon and is the source of the Hubbard Glacier.
Logan was first climbed on June 23, 1925 byA.H. MacCarthy, H.F. Lambart, A. CarpÈ, W.W. Foster, N. Read and A. Taylor.
www.therfcc.org /mount-logan-70672.html   (183 words)

  
 Gordon Winder - Sir. William Edmond Logan Page
At age 44 in April 1842, Logan was appointed founder and director of the Geological Survey of Canada.
William Logan was born in Montreal, April 20,1798, in a family whose father had immigrated from Scotland, was a successful baker, and wealthy farmer and property owner.
That Logan was born in Canada probably was a factor in his appointment.
publish.uwo.ca /~cwinder/logan   (2744 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mount Logan and part of the Sawmill Mountains are now designated as the Mount Logan Wilderness Area, and Mount Trumbull is designated as the Mount Trumbull Wilderness Area.
Basalt flows north of Mount Trumbull are labeled Qb1, and basalts south of Mount Trumbull are labeled Qb because the flows south of the mountain may be slightly different in age based on geomorphic relationships in Toroweap Valley.
The source of the basalt of Mount Logan is uncertain, but may have originated from dikes exposed in Hells Hollow about several hundred meters west of the western edge of the basalt flows at the highest point of Mount Logan.
geopubs.wr.usgs.gov /map-mf/mf2368/uinkgeo.doc   (17223 words)

  
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Mount Logan is the highest peak in Canada, towering at 5959m, at the heart of the Saint-Elias range.
One of the features of Mount Logan is its immense summit plateau, 32 km2 of bare snow and ice, among which many summits point to the sky.
The East Ridge leads the climbers to the East Summit of Mount Logan, at 5930m, which is separated from the Main Summit by a 3 km-long ridge.
www.galcit.caltech.edu /~ericw/expeditions/logan/logan1.html   (953 words)

  
 Mount Logan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Logan is located within Kluane National Park and Reserve in southwestern Yukon and is the source of the Glacier.
Before 1992 the exact height of Mt. Logan unknown and measurements ranged from 5950m to In May 1992 a GSC expedition climbed Logan and fixed the current height of Logan using GPS.
Logan was first climbed on June 23 1925 by A.H. MacCarthy H.F. Lambart A. Foster N. Read and A. Taylor.
www.freeglossary.com /Mount_Logan   (506 words)

  
 SummitPost.org - Logan MASSIF Climbing Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Logan is the largest ice sheet not part of an ice cap in the world, it has about a dozen peaks that rise from its summit plateau which itself is about 20 km long and 5 km wide and totally dominates the top of the massif.
Logan is the crown jewel of Kluane National Park as well it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Peak is named after Sir William Edmond Logan the first head of the GSC (Geological Survey of Canada) a post that he held from 1842 to 1869.
www.summitpost.org /show/mountain_link.pl/mountain_id/506   (1179 words)

  
 mount logan night   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canada’s highest peak, Mount Logan rises alone and aloof in the westernmost corner of Yukon’s Kluane National Park, a vast and inhospitable region where massive mountains soar above one of the largest alpine icefields in the world.
In the mid 1970s he began work in the Mount Logan area, collecting extensive material on the mountain’s climatological and geophysical characteristics.
Mount Logan night is co-sponsored by Parks Canada, Kluane National Park and Reserve.
www.banffmountainfestivals.ca /media/2000/mtlogan.html   (399 words)

  
 Renaming Mount Logan - ExploreNorth
Mount Logan was named in 1891 to honour a man whose work to expand the world's knowledge of Canada's mountains and mineral potential made him one of the best-known Canadians of his time.
Sir William Edmond Logan was born in 1798, and was knighted by Queen Victoria in 1856 to honour those achievements.
Logan." A more appropriate response would have been to suggest ways of ensuring that Canadians know exactly who Sir William Logan was.
www.explorenorth.com /library/weekly/aa100600a.htm   (363 words)

  
 Mount Logan Wilderness
The Mount Logan Wilderness now contains a total of 14,650 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management.
For the Mount Logan Wilderness, this process began in 1984 when 14,600 acres were designated by Public Law 98-406.
The Mount Logan Wilderness is part of the 106 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System.
www.townsusa.org /recreation/4909/Mount_Logan_Wilderness   (297 words)

  
 Mt. Logan's Memory of the Last 10,000 Years , Alaska Science Forum
The climbers, three of them scientists, were part of an expedition to recover the ancient ice held by Mount Logan, a 19,551-foot peak in the St. Elias range, in the Yukon Territory just east of the Alaska border.
Mount Logan already has proven itself a good preserver of airborne hitchhikers within Earth’s atmosphere—researchers at lower camps noticed a dark layer that stained the snow in April 2001.
The mountaineer-scientists on Mount Logan, who climbed the mountain to acclimatize rather than taking a helicopter ride, have enough supplies to last two more weeks.
www.gi.alaska.edu /ScienceForum/ASF15/1545.html   (629 words)

  
 Climbing Mount Logan in Canada
Mount Logan, second highest peak in North America, is situated in the St. Elias Range of south western Yukon.
Mount Logan is quite a different proposition from Denali.
The weather on Logan, as on Denali can be extremely severe, especially on the upper portions where we spend an extended time at altitude.
www3.telus.net /public/yamnuska/mtlogancanada.html   (1550 words)

  
 Mount Logan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Logan reportedly has the largest base circumference of any mountain on Earth.
On the last few days of May, 2005, three climbers from the North Shore Search and Rescue team of North Vancouver became stranded on the mountain.
Mount Logan on Bivouac - Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia - Photos, climbing info
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mount_Logan   (315 words)

  
 CBC News: Avalanche kills Calgary climber on Mount Logan
CBC News: Avalanche kills Calgary climber on Mount Logan
Jessie Aulik, 22, was climbing at about 2,900 metres when she was swept down the east ridge of Mount Logan in the Yukon on May 31.
Mount Logan, which rises almost 6,000 metres, is notorious for its sudden snow squalls that blow in from the Pacific Ocean.
www.cbc.ca /story/canada/national/2005/06/07/avalanche-050607.html   (349 words)

  
 Mount Logan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Only history will weigh the respective merits of his achievements and those of Sir William Logan after whom the mountain is presently named.
The center of all the fuss, Mt. Logan, is one of the great peaks – the highest- in the St. Elias Mountains near the Alaskan border.
Logan lies within the Kluane (klu-ah-nee) National Park.
www.rocksforkids.com /BRMC/MountLogan.html   (317 words)

  
 Big New Routes Near Mount Logan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Canadian-American team of David Dornian and Joe Josephson seized short breaks from a lousy weather spell in the Mount Logan massif to establish two big Yukon routes in single-push style.
The first was a 3,900-foot ice, snow and mixed route on the Northeast Face of 13,450-foot Catenary Peak, climbed on their third attempt May 29-30.
Dornian said in an email, “The McArthur/Catenary complex is to Mount Logan what Mount Hunter is to Denali, except for a lack of crowding and the possibility of endless new routes.
www.climbing.com /news/bignewmtlogan   (271 words)

  
 Mount Logan -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The mountain was named after Sir (Click link for more info and facts about William Edmond Logan) William Edmond Logan, a Canadian (A specialist in geology) geologist and founder of the (Click link for more info and facts about Geological Survey of Canada) Geological Survey of Canada (GSC).
In May 1992, a GSC expedition climbed Mt. Logan and fixed the current height of Mt. Logan using (A navigational system involving satellites and computers that can determine the latitude and longitude of a receiver on Earth by computing the time difference for signals from different satellites to reach the receiver) GPS.
The Mt. Logan (A block of the earth's crust bounded by faults and shifted to form peaks of a mountain range) massif contains eleven major peaks:
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mo/mount_logan.htm   (362 words)

  
 CBC Calgary - Avalanche kills Calgary climber on Mount Logan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In an interview about a year after she climbed Mount Logan the first time, Aulik said climbing for her was about the journey.
Mount Logan, which reaches almost 6,000 metres, is notorious for its sudden snow squalls that blow in from the Pacific Ocean.
There are about six groups now climbing Mount Logan, with about a month left in the climbing season.
calgary.cbc.ca /regional/servlet/View?filename=ca-avalanche-climber20050607   (459 words)

  
 Arctic: [Mount Logan, vol 1]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mount Logan, at 5957 m Canada's highest mountain and surpassed in height in North America only by Denali (Mt. McKinley), is one of the world's largest massifs and the epitome of the high-altitude arctic alpine environment.
He is not only an experienced mountaineer whose accomplishments on Mt. Logan include the first ascent of the Centennial Ridge, but also a professional glaciologist who has made many important contributions to the scientific knowledge of this great mountain.
Chapter 2 is an appreciation of Sir William E. Logan, the "Father of Canadian Geology" and first director of the Geological Survey of Canada, for whom Canada's greatest mountain was so appropriately named by the American geologist, Israel C. Russell.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3712/is_200009/ai_n8905597   (1191 words)

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