Mount Lyell California

Mount Lyell is the highest point in Yosemite National Park, at 13,114 feet. It is located at the southeast end of the Cathedral Range, 1+1⁄4 miles northwest of Rodgers Peak. The peak as well as nearby Lyell Canyon is named after Charles Lyell, a well-known 19th century geologist. The peak had one of the last remaining glaciers in Yosemite, Lyell Glacier. Th…
Mount Lyell is the highest point in Yosemite National Park, at 13,114 feet. It is located at the southeast end of the Cathedral Range, 1+1⁄4 miles northwest of Rodgers Peak. The peak as well as nearby Lyell Canyon is named after Charles Lyell, a well-known 19th century geologist. The peak had one of the last remaining glaciers in Yosemite, Lyell Glacier. The Lyell Glacier is currently considered to be a permanent ice field, not a living glacier. Mount Lyell divides the Tuolumne River watershed to the north, the Merced to the west, and the Rush Creek drainage in the Mono Lake Basin to the southeast.
  • Elevation: 13,120 ft (3,999 m)
  • Location: Madera and Tuolumne counties, California, U.S.
  • Prominence: 1,927 ft (587 m)
  • Parent peak: Mount Ritter
  • Listing: U.S. National Park High Point 10th · California county high points 7th · California highest major peaks 17th · SPS Emblem peak · Western States Climbers peak
  • Parent range: Cathedral Range, Sierra Nevada
  • Topo map: USGS Mount Lyell
Data from: en.wikipedia.org