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Mount Norris
January 2010
Highest point
Elevation 9,842 ft (3,000 m)
Mount Norris is located in Wyoming
Mount Norris
Mount Norris
Location in Wyoming
Topo map Wahb Springs

Mount Norris el. 9,842 feet (3,000 m) is a mountain peak in the northeast section of Yellowstone National Park in the Absaroka Range. In 1875, the peak was named for and named by Philetus Norris, the second park superintendent (1877–1882). Norris was on a visit to the park with several mountain guides, including Collins Jack Yellowstone Jack Baronette. They ascended the peak at the head of the Lamar Valley and presumed they were the first white men to do so, thus naming it Mount Norris.

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Mount Norris' namesake, Philetus Norris
South Ridge

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