Mount Sacagawea

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Mount Sacagawea
Mt. Sacagawea from Sacagawea Glacier.jpg
Mount Sacagawea from Sacagawea Glacier
Elevation 13,569 ft (4,136 m)[1]
Prominence 409 ft (125 m)[1]
Location
Mount Sacagawea is located in Wyoming
Mount Sacagawea
Mount Sacagawea
Fremont / Sublette counties, Wyoming, U.S.
Range Wind River Range
Coordinates 43°08′12″N 109°37′30″W / 43.13667°N 109.62500°W / 43.13667; -109.62500Coordinates: 43°08′12″N 109°37′30″W / 43.13667°N 109.62500°W / 43.13667; -109.62500[2]
Topo map USGS Fremont Peak North (WY)
Climbing
First ascent 1926 Albert Ellingwood, Eleanor Davis, Stephen Hart, Marion Warner

Mount Sacagawea is the eighth highest peak in Wyoming and the seventh highest in the Wind River Range.[3][4] It was named after Sacagawea, the young Lemhi Shoshone woman who accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition as an interpreter and guide. The Upper Fremont Glacier is located southeast and the Sacagawea Glacier is northeast of the mountain.[5] Straddling the Continental Divide, Mount Sacagawea is one mile (1.6 km) northwest of Fremont Peak.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mount Sacagawea, Wyoming". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved May 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Mount Sacagawea". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved May 24, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Wind River Range". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved May 24, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Wyoming 13,000-foot Peaks". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved May 24, 2013. 
  5. ^ TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Fremont Peak North, WY (Map). http://www.topoquest.com/map.php?lat=43.13849&lon=-109.62184&datum=nad83&zoom=4&map=auto&coord=d&mode=pan&size=m. Retrieved May 24, 2013.