Allen Mountain (Montana)

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Allen Mountain
Allen Mountain from Lake Josephine
Elevation 9,376 ft (2,858 m)[1]
Prominence 1,136 ft (346 m)[1]
Parent peak Mount Siyeh[1]
Listing Mountains in Glacier County, Montana
Allen Mountain is located in Montana
Allen Mountain
Allen Mountain
Glacier County, Montana, U.S.
Range Lewis Range
Coordinates 48°45′29″N 113°39′27″W / 48.75806°N 113.65750°W / 48.75806; -113.65750Coordinates: 48°45′29″N 113°39′27″W / 48.75806°N 113.65750°W / 48.75806; -113.65750[2]
Topo map USGS Many Glacier MT

Allen Mountain (9,376 ft (2,858 m)) is located in the Lewis Range, Glacier National Park in the U.S. state of Montana.[1][3] Allen Mountain is NNW of Cracker Lake. The mountain is named to honor Cornelia Seward Allen, the granddaughter of President Abraham Lincoln's Secretary of State William H. Seward Sr. The mountain was named in 1891 by a party of explorers headed by George Bird Grinnell that included Cornelia's brother, William Henry Seward III, a Yale University classmate of Grinnell.[4]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Allen Mountain, Montana". Retrieved 2010-02-21. 
  2. ^ "Allen Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-09-19. 
  3. ^ "Allen Mountain, Montana" (Map). MyTopo (USGS Quads). Retrieved 2010-05-02. 
  4. ^ Holterman, Jack (2006). Place Names of Glacier National Park. Helena, MT: Riverbend Publishing. pp. 19–20. ISBN 1-931832-68-4.