"'... we occupied the important points in the neighboring mass of mountains,
that nearest the town [Silver Mountain City] being known as Silver Mountain.
We named the loftiest point ... Highland Peak.' (Wheeler Survey, Report
of Lt. Macomb, 1878, 142.)"
Highland Peak (10,935 ft.)
Named by Wheeler Survey in 1878
- Peter Browning, Place Names of the Sierra Nevada
More of Bob's Trip Reports
For more information see these SummitPost pages: Highland Peak - Silver Peak
This page last updated: Sat Apr 7 17:02:15 2007
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