Mount Scott (Clackamas County, Oregon)
Southeast slope of Mount Scott, with the city of Happy Valley
|Elevation||1,091 ft (333 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||745 ft (227 m) |
|Parent range||Cascade Range|
|Topo map||USGS Gladstone|
|Volcanic arc/belt||Boring Lava Field|
|Last eruption||500,000 years ago|
Mount Scott is a volcanic cinder cone with its summit in Clackamas County, Oregon. The summit rises to an elevation of 1,091 feet (333 m). It is part of the Boring Lava Field, a zone of ancient volcanic activity in the area around Portland, and was named for Harvey W. Scott, a 19th and 20th century editor of The Oregonian newspaper.
The mountain is developed, with most of its southern flank within the city of Happy Valley, Oregon. The Willamette National Cemetery is located on the northeastern slope of the mountain, which is partially in Multnomah County.
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