Berrian Mountain

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Berrian Mountain
Berrian Mountain from Meyer Ranch Park.jpg
Berrian Mountain seen from Meyer Ranch Park.
Highest point
Elevation 9,151 ft (2,789 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 927 ft (283 m) [2]
Isolation 4.90 mi (7.89 km) [2]
Coordinates 39°33′18″N105°17′32″W / 39.5549883°N 105.2922146°W / 39.5549883; -105.2922146 Coordinates: 39°33′18″N105°17′32″W / 39.5549883°N 105.2922146°W / 39.5549883; -105.2922146 [3]
Geography
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Berrian Mountain
Location Jefferson County, Colorado, U.S. [3]
Parent range Front Range [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Conifer, Colorado [3]
Climbing
First ascent 1879
Easiest route North-western face across Denver Mountain Parks open space

Berrian Mountain is a mountain summit in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 9,151-foot (2,789 m) peak is located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) north-northeast (bearing 17°) of the community of Aspen Park in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3]

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Mountain

According to Jefferson County Archives, Berrian Mountain was named after George, Dan, and Ray Berrian and the Berrian family who came from Kansas to Colorado in 1887. Previously, it may have been called McIntyre Mountain after Duncan McIntyre, who owned property on the east side of the mountain where Midway House is located.

November 1, 1981, at 8:03 p.m. MST, a magnitude 3.1 tremor centered on Berrian Mountain.

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References

  1. 1 2 The elevation of Berrian Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.163 m (+3.82 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "Berrian Mountain, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 19, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Berrian Mountain". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved October 19, 2014.