Frenchman Hills

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The Frenchman Hills are hills in Grant County, Washington, United States of America. The high point is 1,640 feet (500 m).[1] They are an anticlinal fold in the northeastern part of the larger Yakima Fold Belt.[2]

Frenchman Gap[edit]

Frenchman Gap (47°00′N 120°00′W / 47.0°N 120.0°W / 47.0; -120.0 (Frenchman Gap)) near Vantage, Washington is a water gap where the Columbia River carved a path through the Frenchman Hills.[3]


  1. ^ "Frenchman Hills". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Lidke, D.J., compiler (2003), "Fault number 561c, Frenchman Hills structures, Folds and other faults of the Frenchman Hills uplift", Quaternary fault and fold database of the United States: U.S. Geological Survey website, United States Geological Survey, retrieved 2014-08-20
  3. ^ Stelling, Pete; Tucker, David S. (2007), Floods, Faults, and Fire: Geological Field Trips in Washington State and Southwest British Columbia, Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America, p. 218, ISBN 978-0-8137-0009-0

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