Meldrum Mountain

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Meldrum Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 9,468 ft (2,886 m)
Coordinates 45°02′51″N 111°00′57″W / 45.04750°N 111.01583°W / 45.04750; -111.01583 (Meldrum Mountain)[1]
Geography
Location Yellowstone National Park, Gallatin County, Montana
Parent range Gallatin Range

Meldrum Mountain el. 9,468 feet (2,886 m) is a mountain peak in the southwestern section of the Gallatin Range in the Montana portion of Yellowstone National Park. The mountain was named in 1962 by the National Park Service for Judge John W. Meldrum (born September 17, 1843, died February 27, 1936) the first U.S. Commissioner in Yellowstone National Park, a position he held for 41 years (1894-1935).[2]

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  1. ^ "Meldrum Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Haines, Aubrey L. (1996). Yellowstone Place Names-Mirrors of History. Niwot, Colorado: University of Colorado Press. pp. 146–47. ISBN 0-87081-383-8.