The Mount Foraker is a 5'304 meter high mountain in the central Alaska Range. The mountain is the second highest peak in the Alaska Range and the third highest peak in the United States. The highest peak is Mt. McKinley (6'194 m) and second highest is Mt. Saint Elias at Alaska/Canada border (5'489 m).
First Ascent: 06.08.1934 (North peak) and 10.08.1934 (south peak) by Charles Houston, T. Graham Brown and Chychele Waterston.
Tuvalu 2002, Mount Foraker.
The stamp was issued in the series "International Year of Mountains".
United Nations 2002, Mount Foraker.
The stamp was issued in the "International Year of Mountains".