Mount Whitney

Mountain in eastern California.

Notes for Mount Whitney

Highest peak in the United States, excluding Alaska.

Words Nearby Mount Whitney

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How to use Mount Whitney in a sentence

  • The view from the summit of Mount Whitney surpasses that from any of the peaks of Switzerland.

    Your National Parks | Enos A. Mills
  • Another California mountain that was early investigated is Mount Whitney.

    Astronomy | David Todd
  • Mus., taken on Mount Whitney, also shows white facial markings and some other features of the valley-inhabiting xanthogenys.

    American Weasels | E. Raymond Hall
  • Atmospheric absorption had never before been studied with such precision as it was by Langley on Mount Whitney.