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osatrikMagazine Mountain - NOT Mount Magazine

osatrik

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A check of the official geographic names index (GNIS) of the USGS reveals that the name of the high point in Arkansas is "Magazine Mountain", not "Mount Magazine". Although not a hard and fast rule, generally "Mount Xxxxx" is used for a peak, and "Xxxx Mountain" is more frequently used for ridges, which better describes this feature. Magazine Mountian appears in the GNIS as a ridge, and Signal Hill as its summit. "Mount Magazine" is the name used by the Arkansas State Park, but it not the officially accepted name. All four of the guidebooks published to date on state highpoints have used the correct nomenclature, and I believe entries in Summitpost.org should do the same.
Posted Jul 11, 2009 3:04 pm

hgrapidI disagree that this needs to be changed

hgrapid

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Pretty much most references in the local area (of Arkansas) call this area Mount Magazine. Signal Hill is the official summit. I don't see any reason to change based on the USGS official names, when the whole area is called Mount Magazine State Park.
Posted Jul 11, 2009 3:16 pm

nick06Most Glaciated Range

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Article says the Wind Rivers are the most heavily glaciated range in the lower 48. Most glaciated is by far the North Cascades of Washington.
Posted Oct 17, 2009 2:33 am

SawtoothSeanRe: Most Glaciated Range

SawtoothSean

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The original source of information about this, I believe, was the Winds guide book. I'll take the USGS source of information as a better more reliable source of information with data figures, so I will change this statement in the article.
Posted Oct 17, 2009 2:05 pm

WingLadyUpdate for

WingLady

Voted 10/10

The link in the note "Various Guidebooks can be obtained through the Highpointers Club" no longer functions.

New, autographed copies of "Highpoint Adventures" (1st Edition only) is available from:
The Winger Bookstore
Posted May 22, 2010 4:39 pm

AlpinistEmbedded images are off

Alpinist

Voted 10/10

FYI - your embedded thumbnail images for Humphreys, Hood, Katahdin, etc., are not lined up with their associated descriptions. The second paragraph of text for Borah has thrown them out of sync...
Posted Feb 25, 2012 2:48 pm

Richard FlinnMt. Magazine

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I wanted to let you'll know, that the prominence of Mount Magazine is 2,435 ft above sea level. Almost all of the web hits you'll get say, it is 2,133ft. This is a widespread mistake. Also Magazine it is not part of the Ozarks, it is in the Ouachita range.
Posted Sep 5, 2013 7:39 pm

Richard FlinnMt.Magazine

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Mt. Magazine prominence = 2,435ft. Mt. Magazine/signal hill rises to a total of 2,753ft above sea level.
Posted Sep 5, 2013 7:48 pm

distressbarknot Eagle Mountain

distressbark

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The photo you provide of Minnesota's Eagle Mountain is in fact not Eagle Mountain. The view is across Whale Lake to a nearby highpoint but Eagle Mountain is actually out of frame and to the left. Would be nice to see an accurate photo of Minnesota's highest point. Thanks.
Posted Mar 8, 2014 7:00 pm

hgrapidRe: not Eagle Mountain

hgrapid

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Changed to show correct view of Eagle Mountain
Posted Mar 10, 2014 12:04 pm

distressbarkRe: not Eagle Mountain

distressbark

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Rad, thanks!
Posted Mar 21, 2014 10:27 pm

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