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Mount Worthington
Mount Worthington Kathleen Lake.jpg
Mount Worthington and Kathleen Lake
Highest point
Elevation 2,168 m (7,113 ft)
Geography
Location Kluane National Park
Yukon, Canada
Parent range Auriol Range
Saint Elias Mountains
Topo map NTS 115A/11

Mount Worthington is a 2,168-metre (7,113-foot) mountain summit in the Auriol Range of the Saint Elias Mountains, in Kluane National Park of Yukon, Canada. The mountain is situated above the shores of Kathleen Lake, 7.2 km (4 mi) northwest of Kings Throne Peak across the lake, and 19 km (12 mi) south-southeast of Haines Junction, Yukon. The mountain can be seen from the Haines Highway as it prominently rises 1,570-metre (5,150-foot) above the lake. The mountain's name was officially adopted August 12, 1980, by the Geographical Names Board of Canada. Based on the Köppen climate classification, Mount Worthington is located in a subarctic climate with long, cold, snowy winters, and mild summers.

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