Twin Peaks (Wyoming)

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Twin Peaks
Twin Peaks is located in Wyoming
Twin Peaks
Twin Peaks
Location in Wyoming
Twin Peaks is located in the United States
Twin Peaks
Twin Peaks
Location in the United States
Highest point
Elevation13,191 ft (4,021 m) [1]
Prominence385 ft (117 m) [1]
Coordinates43°09′36″N 109°39′31″W / 43.16000°N 109.65861°W / 43.16000; -109.65861Coordinates: 43°09′36″N 109°39′31″W / 43.16000°N 109.65861°W / 43.16000; -109.65861[2]
Geography
LocationSublette County, Wyoming, Wyoming, U.S.
Parent rangeWind River Range
Topo mapUSGS Gannett Peak
Geology
Mountain typeBatholith
Climbing
First ascent1930 (Henry Buchtel and Dudley Smith)

Twin Peaks (13,191 ft (4,021 m)) is located in the Wind River Range in the U.S. state of Wyoming.[3] Twin Peaks is the 20th highest peak in Wyoming.[4] Twin Peaks is in the Bridger Wilderness of Bridger-Teton National Forest and is .58 mi (0.93 km) southwest of Mount Woodrow Wilson and about the same distance southeast of Split Mountain. Mammoth Glacier flows from the north slopes of the peak while the smaller Twins Glacier flows to the southeast.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mount Koven, Wyoming". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved December 8, 2013.
  2. ^ "Twin Peaks". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved December 8, 2013.
  3. ^ a b Gannett Peak, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved December 8, 2013.
  4. ^ "Wyoming 13,000-foot Peaks". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved December 8, 2013.