Sheepeater Cliff

Sheepeater Cliff (HM1KR9)

Location: Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 Park County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 53.481', W 110° 43.776'

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This cliff was named for the Shoshone Indians who lived throughout this mountainous region.
Their use of bighorn sheep earned them the name "Tukadika" or "Sheepeaters".
The cliff is basalt lava that formed "columnar joints" when it cooled nearly 500,000 years ago.
HM NumberHM1KR9
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Date Added Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 521351 N 4970916
Decimal Degrees44.89135000, -110.72960000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 53.481', W 110° 43.776'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 53' 28.86" N, 110° 43' 46.56" W
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Area Code(s)307
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Sheepeater Cliff Rd, Yellowstone National Park WY 82190, US
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