Mount Scott - Prominent Geological Features of Crater Lake National Park
Following Mazama's climactic eruption, the summit of Mount Scott became the highest point in the immediate vicinity with an elevation of 8,929 feet.
Mount Scott was named in honor of Levi Scott, a man who explored southern Oregon in the middle of the 19th century. Its name in the Klamath language is Tum-sum-ne or Tomsandi. The
geological origin of this peak has been re-examined in recent years, with improved dating techniques ... [Witness to a Catastrophe, Nature Notes From Crater Lake, Vol. 32-33, Tom McDonough]
Mount Scott, as viewed from The Watchman, Crater Lake National Park, photo by