kids encyclopedia robot

Abercrombie Mountain facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Abercrombie Mountain
Abercrombie Mountain WA.jpg
Abercrombie Mountain as seen from the ridge to Hooknose Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 7,310 ft (2,228 m) NAVD 88
Prominence 5,168 ft (1,575 m)
Abercrombie Mountain is located in Washington (state)
Abercrombie Mountain
Abercrombie Mountain
Location in Washington (state)
Location Stevens County, Washington, U.S.
Parent range Selkirk Mountains
Topo map USGS Newport

Abercrombie Mountain is a tall peak in the Selkirk Mountains of northeast Washington located within the Colville National Forest. At 7,310 feet (2,228 m) in elevation, it is the highest point in Stevens County, and the second highest peak in eastern Washington. Gypsy Peak, within the Salmo-Priest Wilderness is at least 10 feet (3.0 m) taller. With a prominence of 5,168 feet (1,575 m), Abercrombie Mountain is one of the ultra prominent peaks in the United States, and is the 7th most prominent peak in the state of Washington.

Abercrombie Peak was named for Lieutenant William R. Abercrombie, who explored the nearby Pend Oreille River in 1879 and 1883.

kids search engine
Abercrombie Mountain Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.