Horse Creek Overlook

Horse Creek Overlook (HM1CZS)

Location: Imnaha, OR 97842 Wallowa County
Country: United States of America

N 45° 28.64', W 116° 44.934'

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Elevation 5920 Feet

MONUMENT RIDGE, the table-like mountain on the horizon, derived its name from rock monuments-like the one here-built years ago by sheepherders to mark boundaries of their grazing lands. Two can be seen on the slopes of the far ridge.

In its rush to join the Imnaha River, HORSE CREEK drops nearly 5000 feet in the 22 mile-long canyon below.

Tributary streams of the (illegible) Snake River have caused this high tableland to be cut by deep canyons.
Placed ByWallowa - Whitman National Forest
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 12:30am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 519625 N 5036008
Decimal Degrees45.47733333, -116.74890000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 28.64', W 116° 44.934'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 28' 38.40" N, 116° 44' 56.04" W
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Area Code(s)541
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-209 NF-4240, Imnaha OR 97842, US
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