Francs Peak

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Francs Peak
Francs Peak.jpg
Francs Peak from Haymaker Pass
Highest point
Elevation13,158 ft (4,011 m) [1]
Prominence4,056 ft (1,236 m) [1]
Coordinates43°57′41″N 109°19′51″W / 43.96139°N 109.33083°W / 43.96139; -109.33083Coordinates: 43°57′41″N 109°19′51″W / 43.96139°N 109.33083°W / 43.96139; -109.33083[2]
Francs Peak is located in Wyoming
Francs Peak
Francs Peak
Location in Wyoming
Francs Peak is located in the United States
Francs Peak
Francs Peak
Location in the United States
LocationPark County, Wyoming, U.S.
Parent rangeAbsaroka Range
Topo mapUSGS Francs Peak
Easiest routeHike

Francs Peak (13,158 feet (4,011 m)) is the highest point in the Absaroka Range which extends from north central Wyoming into south central Montana, in the United States. It is in the Washakie Wilderness of Shoshone National Forest, and the peak is also the highest point in Park County, Wyoming, which include many of Yellowstone National Park,[3] it was named after Otto Franc, a cattle baron and homesteader in the Big Horn Basin.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "Francs Peak, Wyoming". Retrieved October 5, 2014.
  2. ^ "Francs Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 5, 2014.
  3. ^ Francs Peak, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved October 5, 2014.
  4. ^ "Francs Peak". Retrieved October 5, 2014.

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