Francs Peak

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Francs Peak
Francs Peak.jpg
Francs Peak from Haymaker Pass
Highest point
Elevation 13,158 ft (4,011 m) [1]
Prominence 4,056 ft (1,236 m) [1]
Coordinates 43°57′41″N 109°19′51″W / 43.96139°N 109.33083°W / 43.96139; -109.33083Coordinates: 43°57′41″N 109°19′51″W / 43.96139°N 109.33083°W / 43.96139; -109.33083[2]
Francs Peak is located in Wyoming
Francs Peak
Francs Peak
Parent range Absaroka Range
Topo map USGS Francs Peak
Easiest route Hike

Francs Peak (13,158 feet (4,011 m)) is the highest point in the Absaroka Range which extends from north central Wyoming into south central Montana, in the United States. It is located in the Washakie Wilderness of Shoshone National Forest, and the peak is also the highest point in Park County, Wyoming, which includes much of Yellowstone National Park.[1][3] It was named after Otto Franc, a cattle baron and homesteader in the Big Horn Basin.[4]

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  1. ^ a b c "Francs Peak, Wyoming". Retrieved October 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Francs Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 5, 2014. 
  3. ^ Francs Peak, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved October 5, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Francs Peak". Retrieved October 5, 2014. 

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