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Mount Saint Elias is a 5,489 metres (18,009 ft) mountain in Canada and the United States. It is also known as Boundary Peak 186. Mount Saint Elias is on the border of Alaska and the Yukon. It is the 2nd highest mountain in Canada and in the United States.

Mount Saint Elias the first part of the North American mainland to be seen by Russian explorers, in 1741.

The first people to reach the top were Luigi Amedeo (Duke of Abruzzi) and his expedition, in 1897.

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