Elkhorn Mountains (Oregon)

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Elkhorn Mountains
Elkhorn Mountains (Oregon).jpg
Highest point
Peak Rock Creek Butte (Baker County)
Elevation 9,106 ft (2,776 m) [1]
Coordinates 44°49′00″N 118°06′13″W / 44.81667°N 118.10361°W / 44.81667; -118.10361[2]
Geography
Elkhorn Mountains (Oregon) is located in Oregon
Elkhorn Mountains (Oregon)
Location of Elkhorn Mountains in Oregon [3]
Country United States
State Oregon
Counties Baker, Grant, and Union[3]
Range coordinates 44°52′20″N 118°11′34″W / 44.87222°N 118.19278°W / 44.87222; -118.19278Coordinates: 44°52′20″N 118°11′34″W / 44.87222°N 118.19278°W / 44.87222; -118.19278[3]
Topo map USGS Bourne

The Elkhorn Mountains are a mountain range, part of the Blue Mountains, in the northeastern part of Oregon in the United States.[3] The highest point in the range is Rock Creek Butte, which is 9,106 feet (2,776 m) above sea level.[1] The Elkhorn Mountains are partly within the Wallowa–Whitman National Forest and the North Fork John Day Wilderness.[1][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Elkhorn Mountains (OR)". SummitPost.org. Retrieved September 24, 2014.
  2. ^ "Rock Creek Butte". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved September 24, 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d "Elkhorn Mountains". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. May 16, 1997. Retrieved September 24, 2014.
  4. ^ "North Fork John Day Wilderness". Wilderness.net. Retrieved September 24, 2014.

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A mountain goat in the Elkhorn Mountains