Mount Scott (Clackamas County, Oregon)

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Mount Scott
Mount Scott and Happy Valley.jpg
Southeast slope of Mount Scott, with the city of Happy Valley
Elevation 1,091 ft (333 m) NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 745 ft (227 m)[2]
Location
Mount Scott is located in Oregon
Mount Scott
Mount Scott
Clackamas County, Oregon, U.S.
Range Cascade Range
Coordinates 45°27′16″N 122°33′05″W / 45.454500414°N 122.551319919°W / 45.454500414; -122.551319919Coordinates: 45°27′16″N 122°33′05″W / 45.454500414°N 122.551319919°W / 45.454500414; -122.551319919[1]
Topo map USGS Gladstone
Geology
Volcanic arc/belt Boring Lava Field
Last eruption 500,000 years ago[3]

Mount Scott is an volcanic cinder cone with its summit in Clackamas County, Oregon. The summit rises to an elevation of 1,091 feet (333 m).[1] It is part of the Boring Lava Field,[3] a zone of ancient volcanic activity in the area around Portland, and was named for Harvey W. Scott, a 19th and 20th century editor of The Oregonian newspaper.[3]

The mountain is developed, with most of its southern flank within the city of Happy Valley, Oregon. The Willamette National Cemetery is located on the northeastern slope of the mountain, which is partially in Multnomah County.

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