Elk Mountain (Carbon County, Wyoming) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsElk Mountain
Elk Mountain, as seen from Rawlins.
|Elevation||11,162 ft (3,402 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||3,296 ft (1,005 m)|
|Parent range||Medicine Bow Mountains|
|Easiest route||Private road, hike.|
Elk Mountain is a peak at the northern end of the Medicine Bow Mountains. It is 7 miles (11 km) southwest of the town of Elk Mountain, Wyoming and roughly 38 miles (61 km) from Rawlins, Wyoming. The mountain is the area's most visible feature. It is located south of Interstate 80 in Carbon County. Elk Mountain is the 8th most prominent summit in the state of Wyoming.
Radio station KBDY broadcasts from a tower on the summit. This allows the station to be received over a significant area with only 630 watts of effective radiated power.
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