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Mount Chamberlin
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Highest point
Elevation 8,901 ft (2,713 m)
Prominence 4,101 ft (1,250 m)
Listing
  • North America prominent peak 41st
  • North America isolated peaks 19th
Geography
Parent range Brooks Range
Topo map USGS Mount Michelson B-2
Climbing
First ascent 1963 by George G. Barnes, Dennis Burge, Graham Stephenson
Easiest route West Ridge: glacier/snow climb, Alaska Grade 1; class 2 hike if route is ice-free

Mount Chamberlin is the third highest peak in the Brooks Range, Alaska, USA. Located in what are known as the Franklin Mountains of the Brooks Range, Mount Chamberlin is 30 miles (48 km) west-northwest of Mount Isto, the tallest peak in the Brooks Range. Mount Chamberlin is within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and was named for Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin (1843-1928), geologist of the Peary Auxiliary Expedition of 1894. Previously believed to be the highest peak in the Brooks Range, in 2014 new measurement technology established that Mount Chamberlin is the third highest peak in the range.

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