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Mount Thor
Highest point
Elevation 12,521 ft (3,816 m)
Geography
Location Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, U.S.
Parent range Chugach Mountains
Topo map USGS Anchorage B-1 Quadrangle
Climbing
First ascent 1968 by Vin Hoeman, Winford Bludworth and Harry Bludworth

Mount Thor (12,251 ft) is the second highest peak of the Chugach Mountains in Alaska. It is named after Thor, Norse God of Thunder, because of the noise of avalanches on this mountain.

• Colby Coombs, Michael Wood, Alaska: A Climbing Guide, PP 140-141
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