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Penrose Peak
Penrose Peak is located in Wyoming
Penrose Peak
Penrose Peak
Location in Wyoming
Highest point
Elevation 12,461 ft (3,798 m)
Prominence 400 ft (120 m)
Location Johnson County, Wyoming, U.S.
Parent range Bighorn Mountains
Topo map USGS Cloud Peak

Penrose Peak is a mountain in the Bighorn Mountains of the Rocky Mountains in Wyoming, United States. Like Mount Penrose in British Columbia, Canada, it was named for Senator Boies Penrose of Pennsylvania, who was an avid outdoorsman and went on hunting expeditions in this area.

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