Mount Fillmore

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Mount Fillmore
Mount Fillmore is located in California
Mount Fillmore
Mount Fillmore
Highest point
Elevation 7,719 ft (2,353 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 1,675 ft (511 m) [1]
Coordinates 39°43′49″N 120°51′09″W / 39.7301723°N 120.8524485°W / 39.7301723; -120.8524485Coordinates: 39°43′49″N 120°51′09″W / 39.7301723°N 120.8524485°W / 39.7301723; -120.8524485[2]
Geography
Location Sierra County, California, U.S.
Parent range Sierra Nevada
Topo map USGS Mount Fillmore

Mount Fillmore is a mountain in the Plumas National Forest in Sierra County, California. It is 8 miles (13 km) northeast of La Porte and 12 miles (19 km) north of Downieville.[3]

Mount Fillmore was named for a naval officer.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mount Fillmmore, California". Peakbagger.com. 
  2. ^ "Mount Fillmore". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 527. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 125.