Unique Gifts Commemorating the World's Most Spectacular Places

Dana Paperweight
  • Dana Paperweight
  • Dana Paperweight
  • 3 1/4 inch diameter
  • Cast in fine pewter
  • Felt backing
  • With soft fleece pouch
  • In clear-vinyl covered box
Place Name: Mount Dana
Elevation: 13,057 ft.
Coordinates: N37° 54' 00'' W119° 13' 16''
Location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA
MarkerSleuth Photo Contributor: Don Hiatt, 2012
At 13,057 feet, Mount Dana is the second highest peak in Yosemite National Park (after Mt. Lyell.) Mount Dana was first climbed in 1863 by William H. Brewer and Charles F. Hoffmann (namesake of nearby Mount Hoffmann.) It was named after James Dwight Dana, professor of geology at Yale College.