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Mt. Whitney, Inyo National Forest, California benchmark paperweight

Mt. Whitney, Inyo National Forest, California benchmark paperweight

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  • SKU: GSU_PW_WHITNEY
  • 3 1/4 inch diameter Cast in fine pewter Felt backing With soft fleece pouch In clear-vinyl covered box Place Name: Whitney Elevation: 14,494 ft. Coordinates: N36° 34' 38'' W118° 17' 33'' Location: Inyo National Forest, California, USA MarkerSleuth Photo Contributor: Andrew Pelz, 1997 Mount Whitney is the highest mountain in the lower 48 United States and lies in the southern part of the Sierra Nevada range of California. Its granite pinnacles and ridges rise more than 10,000 feet from the valley below. Its high summit ad promise of a spectacular experience make Mount Whitney a popular destination for thousands of visitors. Mount Whitney was named for Josiah Dwight Whitney (1819-1896) state geologist of California.
  • Type: Paperweight
  • Subtype: Other Accessories
  • Language: English
  • Regions Covered: North America, Western U.S.
  • Countries Covered: United States
  • States Covered: California
  • Folded Size: N/A
  • Unfolded Size: N/A
  • Weight: 6 oz
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