Mount Steele

Mount Steele
Mount Steele
Elevation 5,073 m (16,644 ft) [1]
Prominence 813 m (2,667 ft) [1]
Location Yukon, Canada
Range Saint Elias Mountains
Coordinates 61°05′34″N 140°18′00″W / 61.09278°N 140.3°W / 61.09278; -140.3Coordinates: 61°05′34″N 140°18′00″W / 61.09278°N 140.3°W / 61.09278; -140.3
Topo map NTS 115F/01
First ascent 1935[1]
Easiest route glacier/snow/ice climb
For the mountain in Antarctica, see Mount Steele (Antarctica).

Mount Steele is the fifth highest mountain in Canada and the eleventh highest peak in North America. A lower southeast peak of Mt. Steele stands at 4,300m (14,108 ft).

It was named after Sir Sam Steele, the North West Mounted Police officer in charge of the force in the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush.[1]

See also


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