Mount Hornaday

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Mount Hornaday
MountHornadayYNP.jpg
As viewed from Pebble Creek
Highest point
Elevation10,003 ft (3,049 m) [1]
Coordinates44°56′42″N 110°08′46″W / 44.94500°N 110.14611°W / 44.94500; -110.14611 (Mount Hornaday)Coordinates: 44°56′42″N 110°08′46″W / 44.94500°N 110.14611°W / 44.94500; -110.14611 (Mount Hornaday)[1]
Geography
Mount Hornaday is located in Wyoming
Mount Hornaday
Mount Hornaday
Yellowstone National Park, Park County, Wyoming
Parent rangeAbsaroka Range
Topo mapMount Hornaday

Mount Hornaday el. 10,003 feet (3,049 m) is a mountain peak in the northeast section of Yellowstone National Park in the Absaroka Range, Wyoming. The peak was named in 1938 for naturalist William Temple Hornaday, a former director of the New York Zoological Gardens who championed the cause of saving the American Bison from extinction.[2]

Mount Hornaday's namesake, William Temple Hornaday

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mount Hornaday". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Whittlesey, Lee (1988). Yellowstone Place Names. Helena, MT: Montana Historical Society Press. p. 105. ISBN 0-917298-15-2.