Little Chief Mountain

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Little Chief Mountain
Little Chief Mountain GNP1.jpg
Little Chief Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 9,541 ft (2,908 m) [2]
Prominence 1,781 ft (543 m) [1]
Parent peak Blackfoot Mountain[1]
Listing Mountains in Glacier County, Montana
Coordinates 48°38′41″N 113°35′42″W / 48.64472°N 113.59500°W / 48.64472; -113.59500Coordinates: 48°38′41″N 113°35′42″W / 48.64472°N 113.59500°W / 48.64472; -113.59500[3]
Geography
Little Chief Mountain is located in Montana
Little Chief Mountain
Little Chief Mountain
Parent range Lewis Range
Topo map USGS Rising Sun, MT
Climbing
First ascent 1894 (Henry L. Stimson)[1]
Little Chief Mountain, Blackfoot Mountain, and Citadel Mountain, viewed from Goat Mountain

Little Chief Mountain (9,541 feet (2,908 m)) is located in the Lewis Range, Glacier National Park in the U.S. state of Montana.[2][1] Little Chief Mountain is easily seen from the Going-to-the-Sun Road, rising to the south of Saint Mary Lake. Little Chief Mountain was named in 1887 by George Bird Grinnell for his friend, Captain Luther North, U.S. Army. "Little Chief" was his Pawnee name, given to him by his Pawnee scouts.

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  1. ^ a b c d "Little Chief Mountain, Montana". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2010-06-05. 
  2. ^ a b "Little Chief Mountain, Montana" (Map). My Topo (USGS Quads). Retrieved 2010-06-18. 
  3. ^ "Little Chief Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-09-26.