Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Take a sleek, stylish, and technologically savvy sedan, and inject with pure, hybrid eco-friendliness, and out will come the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. In a world of car manufacturers hybridizing their favorite models, the Hyundai Sonata is a true standout. At first glance, you wouldn’t even know that it’s a hybrid, which is exactly what we …

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Hyundai Sonata

When it comes to contemporary automobiles with subtle, yet refined style, the Hyundai Sonata sits just at the top of the list. This borderline luxury sedan is one of the most comfortable and stylish sedans on the market today. While it may not be the most stand-out in terms of expression and performance, it is …

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Hyundai Palisade

When it comes to making affordable, functional, and stylish vehicles, no other car manufacturer seems to be able to do it quite like Hyundai does it.  The Hyundai Palisade has helped bring the company to the larger vehicle market, as it is one of their best and biggest three-row SUVs that they have ever released. …

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Hyundai Kona

When it comes to developing stylish, budget-friendly, and fuel-efficient vehicles, Hyundai has been on a roll. The Kona is one of the most charming vehicles that has come out in the past couple of years. With a tight and punchy powertrain that is fun to drive and a stylish design that provides you with class …

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Hyundai Ioniq

You usually know when you’re looking at a hybrid or electric car thanks to the least-aerodynamic designs and non-intimidating looks.  With the Hyundai Ioniq, that is not the case. It does a great job at being as unassuming as possible, although it’s a wonderful electric vehicle. A History of the Hyundai Ioniq The Hyundai Ioniq …

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Mount Fairweather, or Fairweather Mountain, is the tallest mountain in Canada’s British Columbia. It is also known as Boundary Peak 164 and US/Canada Boundary Point #164.

Why Is It Famous?

The fame of Mount Fairweather comes from its elevation of 4,671 meters, which makes it British Columbia’s tallest mountain. Legend says that this mountain and Mt. St. Elias were previously next to each other. They argued and separated. The mountains between them are their children, according to this legend.

What Is Nearby?

Mount Fairweather is in British Columbia, 20 kilometers to the east of the Pacific Ocean. It sits on the border between British Columbia in Canada and Alaska in the United States. The majority of the mountain is within the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in the City and Borough of Yakutat, Alaska. The summit, however, is along the border of Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park in British Columbia.

Geological Description

Mount Fairweather is directly above the Fairweather Range’s Glacier Bay within the Saint Elias Mountains. It is the Alaskan Panhandle’s northwest extremity. The dramatic rise of the mountain up from Glacier Bay gives it amazing vertical relief. However, the area typically has poor weather, leading to clouds hiding the summit from view.

The weather on Mount Fairweather is typically harsh. It gets more than 100 inches of precipitation annually, typically in the form of snow. The temperatures are usually around -50 degrees Fahrenheit.

Events in Time

On May 3, 1778, Captain James Cook named the mountain after the unusually pleasant weather conditions. He spotted the mountain while he was navigating a nearby bay. Terris Moore and Allen Carpe first climbed it in 1931.


Despite its name, Mont Fairweather does not typically have good weather conditions. It is typically cold with heavy precipitation. This peak sits along the border between the United States and Canada.

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