Hayden Peak (Utah) facts for kids
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The west face of Hayden Peak, July 2008
|Elevation||12,484 ft (3,805 m)|
|Prominence||1,151 ft (351 m)|
|Etymology||Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden|
|Location||Summit County, Utah, United States|
|Parent range||Uinta Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Hayden Peak|
Hayden Peak is a peak on the western edge of the High Uintas Wilderness in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in the western Uinta Mountain Range Summit County, Utah, United States.
The mountain is home to mountain goats, pika and many species of wildflowers. The peak is named for Ferdinand Hayden, an American geologist noted for his pioneering surveying expeditions of the Rocky Mountains in the late 19th century.
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