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Mount Johansen  Yukon Territory   #2839
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Saint Elias Mountains / Icefield Ranges

Height: 3740 m -> 12270 feet
Prominence?: 560 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Logan (20.0 km away, at bearing 130 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Logan (20.0 km away)

Location:   60.68333,-140.68222     60:41:00, -140:40:56   7V 517358 6727559NTS Mapsheet: 115.C.10   AreaCode: GO00/GG88
This peak is #65 on the Height List for Yukon Territory .Located on the east side of the Ogilvie Glacier, just beyond the northwest corner of the Mount Logan summit plateau. It looks like a difficult peak to climb with steep, avalanche slopes on all sides.

Name Notes: Named after Fredrik Hjalmar Johansen (1867-1913), another of Norway's famous acrtic explorers. He joined Fridtjof Nansen's polar expedition with Fram in 1893 and skied a point that was a record north in 1895/96. On their return to Norway the crew was celebrated as heroes. Johansen was promoted to captain in the infantry, a role he didn't manage. He drank heavily and left the army. He rehabilitated during his stay at Spitzbergen from 1907 to 1909. In 1910 he was one of Roald Amundsen's men in Antarctica but was not part of the south pole group.

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