Mount Haynes

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Mount Haynes
Mount Haynes, 2009
Highest point
Elevation 8,235 ft (2,510 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Coordinates 44°37′58″N 110°56′46″W / 44.63278°N 110.94611°W / 44.63278; -110.94611 (Mount Haynes)Coordinates: 44°37′58″N 110°56′46″W / 44.63278°N 110.94611°W / 44.63278; -110.94611 (Mount Haynes)[2]
Parent range Gallatin Range
Topo map Mount Jackson

Mount Haynes el. 8,218 feet (2,505 m) is a prominent peak adjacent to the Madison River in Yellowstone National Park. The peak was named by then Yellowstone superintendent Horace Albright to honor Frank Jay Haynes (1853–1921), the first official photographer of the park.[3] Prior to being named Mount Haynes, the peak was unofficially called Mount Burley for D. E. Burley of the Union Pacific Railroad.[4] Today there is an interpretive overlook along the Madison River just opposite the peak.

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  1. ^ "Mount Haynes, Wyoming". Retrieved 2013-01-18.
  2. ^ "Mount Haynes". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ Tilden, Freeman (1964). "XVIII-F. Jay Haynes-Yellowstone Concessionaire". Following the Frontier with F. Jay Haynes-Pioneer Photographer of the Old West. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. pp. 372–398.
  4. ^ Haines, Aubrey L. (1996). Yellowstone Place Names-Mirrors of History. Niwot, Co: University of Colorado Press. p. 187. ISBN 0-87081-382-X.