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Mount Hornaday
As viewed from Pebble Creek
Highest point
Elevation 10,003 ft (3,049 m)
Mount Hornaday is located in Wyoming
Mount Hornaday
Mount Hornaday
Location in Wyoming
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.

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Mount Hornaday's namesake, William Temple Hornaday
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