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  Murkowski pushes to name mountain peak after Stevens
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Last EditedHomegrown Democrat  Sep 21, 2010 11:21pm
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CategoryProposed Legislation
AuthorDiana Haecker
News DateWednesday, September 22, 2010 05:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionWith the intent to recognize the lifetime achievements of former Senator Ted Stevens, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski introduced legislation to name a peak on Mount Hunter “Stevens Peak”.Murkowski said that naming a mountain and part of an ice field after Stevens would be a fitting tribute.

The proposed Stevens Peak is commonly known as South Hunter Peak.

The peak is located in Denali National Park and Preserve and is visible from the Parks Highway. At almost 14,000 feet, the mountain is the tallest unnamed peak in Alaska.
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