#315 - Teton Range
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 43° 47.552 W 111° 06.653
12T E 491079 N 4848836
Quick Description: History sign on Idaho Hwy. 33 near Driggs, Idaho.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 5/12/2012 9:40:06 PM
Waymark Code: WMEDPC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team GeoDuo
Views: 5

Long Description:
This history sign is located on Idaho Hwy. 33 between Driggs and Tetonia and discusses the Teton Range.
Marker Name: Teton Range

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
Flanked by rock formations more than two and a half billion years old. These 3 granite peaks rose up in less than 9 million years. Very new as mountains go, they are still rising. Hinged at the base of the ridge before you, a block of rock tipped up to become the top of the ridge. During the past quarter million years, extensive glacial ice sculptured these spectacular peaks from the hard, resistant granite.

County: Teton

Group Responsible for Placement: State of Idaho

Marker Number: 315

City: Not listed

Date Dedicated: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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