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Mount Hornaday
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As viewed from Pebble Creek
Highest point
Elevation 10,003 ft (3,049 m)
Geography
Parent range Absaroka Range
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Mount Hornaday el. 10,003 feet (3,049 m) is a mountain peak in the northeast section of Yellowstone National Park in the Absaroka Range, Wyoming. The peak was named in 1938 for naturalist William Temple Hornaday, a former director of the New York Zoological Gardens who championed the cause of saving the American Bison from extinction.

William Hornaday
Mount Hornaday's namesake, William Temple Hornaday
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