Barlow Peak

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Barlow Peak
BarlowPeakYNP1967.jpg
From Mount Hancock, 1967
Elevation 9,609 ft (2,929 m)[1]
Location
Location Yellowstone National Park, Teton County, Wyoming
Range Big Game Ridge
Coordinates 44°10′58″N 110°22′38″W / 44.18278°N 110.37722°W / 44.18278; -110.37722 (Barlow Peak)Coordinates: 44°10′58″N 110°22′38″W / 44.18278°N 110.37722°W / 44.18278; -110.37722 (Barlow Peak)[1]
Topo map Mount Hancock

Barlow Peak el. 9,609 feet (2,929 m) is an isolated mountain peak in the Big Game Ridge section of southwest Yellowstone National Park south of the Continental Divide. Barlow peak was named by geologist Arnold Hague in 1885 for Captain John W. Barlow an early topographical engineer mapping in the park.[2]

Images of Barlow Peak
Barlow Peak's namesake, John W. Barlow 

See also[edit]

Mountains and mountain ranges of Yellowstone National Park

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Barlow Peak". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Whittlesey, Lee (1996). Yellowstone Place Names. Gardiner, MT: Wonderland Publishing Company. pp. 42–43. ISBN 1-59971-716-6.