Mussoorie is a hill station and a municipal board in the Dehradun District of the Indian state of Uttarakhand.
Mussoorie was founded by Lt. Frederick Young of East India Company. Lt. Young came to these hills for the purpose of shooting game.
Mussoorie has an average elevation of about 1,300 metres or 4,270 feet. The highest point is 'Lal Tibba', at a height of about 5,000 feet or 1,520 metres, although the name Lal Tibba is now also used to describe a lookout point, a short distance from the peak.
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