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Roaring Mountain
Roaring Mountain YNP1.jpg
Roaring Mountain in 2010
Highest point
Elevation8,152 ft (2,485 m)  [1]
Coordinates 44°46′38″N 110°43′39″W / 44.77722°N 110.72750°W / 44.77722; -110.72750
ROARING MOUNTAIN Latitude and Longitude:

44°46′38″N 110°43′39″W / 44.77722°N 110.72750°W / 44.77722; -110.72750
[2]
Geography
Roaring Mountain is located in Wyoming
Roaring Mountain
Roaring Mountain
Parent range Yellowstone Plateau
Topo map USGS Obsidian Cliff, WY
Climbing
Easiest routehike

Roaring Mountain (8,152 feet (2,485 m)) is in Yellowstone National Park in the U.S. state of Wyoming. [1] Roaring Mountain was named for the numerous fumaroles on the western slope of the peak which during the early 1900s were loud enough to be heard for several miles. [3] Roaring Mountain is 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Norris Geyser Basin and south of Obsidian Cliff and is easily seen from park roads.

Roaring Mountain displaying significant fumarole activity in this image by Ansel Adams taken in 1942

References

  1. ^ a b "Obsidian Cliff, WY" (Map). USGS Quad. TopoQuest. Retrieved 2011-02-12.
  2. ^ "Roaring Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-02-12.
  3. ^ "Roaring Mountain". Old Faithful Virtual Visitor Center. National Park Service. Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2011-02-12.