Amphitheater Mountain (Montana)
|Elevation||8,690 ft (2,650 m) |
|Prominence||530 ft (160 m) |
|Parent peak||Mount James|
|Listing||Mountains in Glacier County, Montana|
|Location||Glacier County, Montana, U.S.|
|Parent range||Lewis Range|
|Topo map||USGS Cut Bank Pass, MT|
Amphitheater Mountain (8,690 feet (2,649 m)) is located in the Lewis Range, Glacier National Park in the U.S. state of Montana. Amphitheater Mountain is a descriptive name given to the peak because of its resemblance to the Greek Amphitheater. The mountain's Blackfoot name is Three Horns or Niuóxkai-ozkina for a Blackfoot warrior who captured a Nez Perce woman as was able to live happily ever after. The mountain has also been named Whalen Mountain for a former park ranger.
- "Amphitheater Mountain, Montana". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2010-02-27.
- "Amphitheater Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-09-19.
- "Amphitheater Mountain" (Map). My Topo (USGS Quads). Retrieved 2010-02-27.
- Holterman, Jack (2006). Place Names of Glacier National Park. Helena, MT: Riverbend Publishing. p. 21. ISBN 1-931832-68-4.
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