Baldy Mountain, AK, USA

Operated by: Alaska Earthquake Center

Latitude: 61.036 N

Longitude: -142.3462 W

Elevation: 4324.1 feet (1318 meters)


Instrumentation at this station includes:

broadband seismometer

strong motion seismometer

BAL is located on Baldy Mountain in the Granite Range, inside Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. The station was originally installed in 1973 and then modernized in 2010 as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act-funded upgrade to the Advanced National Seismic System. Wildlife is a challenge: This site has been damaged by bears in the past. This site is generously hosted by our partners at the National Park Service.