Abiathar Peak

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Abiathar Peak
AbiatharPeak2010YNP.jpg
January 2010
Highest point
Elevation 10,928 ft (3,331 m) [1]
Prominence 848 ft (258 m) [2]
Coordinates 44°58′31″N 110°01′56″W / 44.97528°N 110.03222°W / 44.97528; -110.03222Coordinates: 44°58′31″N 110°01′56″W / 44.97528°N 110.03222°W / 44.97528; -110.03222[1]
Naming
Pronunciation /əˈbəθər/
Geography
Abiathar Peak is located in Wyoming
Abiathar Peak
Abiathar Peak
Wyoming
Location Yellowstone National Park,
Park County, Wyoming, US
Parent range Absaroka Range
Topo map Abiathar Peak

Abiathar Peak el. 10,928 feet (3,331 m) is a mountain peak in the northeastern section of Yellowstone National Park of Absaroka Range. The peak was named by members of the 1885 Hague Geological Survey to honor Charles Abiathar White, a geologist and paleontologist who had participated in early western geological surveys. White never visited Yellowstone.[3]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Abiathar Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Abiathar Peak". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  3. ^ Whittlesey, Lee (1988). Yellowstone Place Names. Helena, MT: Montana Historical Society Press. p. 13. ISBN 0-917298-15-2.