Strawberry Mountain (Oregon)
Strawberry Mountain Peak
|Elevation||9,042 ft (2,756 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||4,080 ft (1,244 m) |
|Listing||Oregon county high points|
|Location||Grant County, Oregon, United States|
|Parent range||Strawberry Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Strawberry Mountain|
Strawberry Mountain is the highest peak in the Strawberry Mountains of eastern Oregon in the United States. It is the 30th highest point in Oregon. It is within the Malheur National Forest and is the most prominent feature of the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.
The mountain, and nearby Strawberry Creek, were named by homesteader, Nathan Wills Fisk, "because there were wild strawberries in abundance there..." It was originally named "Strawberry Butte", but common usage changed it to Strawberry Mountain, which now appears on official maps.
- "Strawberry". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2008-11-17.
- "Strawberry Mountain, Oregon". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2008-04-02.
- "Oregon Top 100 Peaks". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2008-03-28.
- McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) . Oregon Geographic Names (Seventh ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 978-0-87595-277-2.
- "Strawberry Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-11-17.
Media related to Strawberry Mountain at Wikimedia Commons
- "Strawberry Mountain". SummitPost.org.
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