Mount Michelson (Chugach Mountains)
Mount Michelson is a mountain at the head of the Meares Glacier
Meares Glacier
The Meares Glacier is a large and only tidewater glacier at the head of Unakwik Inlet in Chugach National Forest, Alaska. The glacier is one of the many in Prince William Sound, and is about 79.6 miles east of Anchorage. The glacier is named for eighteenth century British naval captain John Meares...

, 34 miles (55 km) NW of Valdez in the Chugach Mountains
Chugach Mountains
The Chugach Mountains of southern Alaska are the northernmost of the several mountain ranges that make up the Pacific Coast Ranges of the western edge of North America. The range is about 500 km long, running generally east-west. Its highest point is Mount Marcus Baker, at , but most of its...

 of Alaska, USA. The mountain was named around 1957 for Albert Abraham Michelson
Albert Abraham Michelson
Albert Abraham Michelson was an American physicist known for his work on the measurement of the speed of light and especially for the Michelson-Morley experiment. In 1907 he received the Nobel Prize in Physics...

by members of the Chugach Mountains Expedition sponsored by the Arctic Institute of North America.
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