Mount Jarvis

Mount Jarvis from northeast


The mountain lies 16 km east of Mount Wrangell and 72 km north- west of McCarthy in Wrangell St. Elias National Park. Its shape resembles a dumbbell as seen from above. The main peak and around 5 km away side peak 3970 m high, Mount Jarvis North Peak are connected by a saddle. Both peaks are glaciated regions.

The Mount Jarvis situated in the basin of the Yukon River, which flows to the Bering Sea.

Was named the mountain in 1903 by FC Schrader of the United States Geological Survey by DM Jarvis from the United States Revenue Cutter Service, who spent several years in Alaska.