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Mount Quincy Adams
Margerie Glacier, tidewater glacier, icefall and cirque glaciers, September 18, 1972 (GLACIERS 5628).jpg
Mount Quincy Adams in upper left, with Mount Tlingit below/left of it. Aerial view by Austin Post. 1972
Highest point
Elevation 4,150 m (13,620 ft)
Prominence 410 m (1,350 ft)
Parent range Fairweather Range
Topo map USGS Mount Fairweather D-5
First ascent Bradford Washburn,
H. Adams Carter, 1934

Mount Quincy Adams (alternate Name Boundary Peak 163) is a mountain located on the border between United States and Canada. It is named after John Quincy Adams (1767–1848), the sixth president of the United States.

The southern and eastern flanks of the mountain are in Glacier Bay National Park, in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska. The northern and northwestern flanks are in Tatshenshini-Alsek Park, in Stikine Region, British Columbia, making it the second highest peak in B.C. Mount Quincy Adams is flanked to the west by Mount Fairweather 4,671 m (15,325 ft).

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