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Amherst Peak
Highest point
Elevation 4,777 ft (1,456 m)
Location Juneau, Alaska, United States
Parent range Boundary Ranges
Topo map USGS Juneau C-2

Amherst Peak is a mountain in the city and borough of Juneau, Alaska, United States. It is a part of the Boundary Ranges of the Coast Mountains in western North America. It is near the Taku Glacier, 0.2 miles (0.32 km) northwest of Echo Pass and 14 miles (23 km) north of the city of Juneau.

The mountain's name was published locally by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in 1960; it was collected by the USGS between 1976 and 1981, and entered into the Survey's Geographic Names Information System on March 31, 1981.

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