Black Mountain (Moffat County, Colorado)

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Black Mountain
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Black Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 10,865 ft (3,312 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 2,440 ft (744 m) [2]
Isolation 16.40 mi (26.39 km) [2]
Listing Colorado county high points 42nd
Coordinates 40°47′29″N107°23′15″W / 40.7913581°N 107.3875618°W / 40.7913581; -107.3875618 Coordinates: 40°47′29″N107°23′15″W / 40.7913581°N 107.3875618°W / 40.7913581; -107.3875618 [3]
Geography
Location High point of Moffat County, Colorado, United States [2]
Parent range Elkhead Mountains [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Freeman Reservoir, Colorado [3]
Climbing
Easiest route hike

Black Mountain is a prominent mountain summit in the Elkhead Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 10,865-foot (3,312 m) peak is located in Routt National Forest, 20.9 miles (33.6 km) north-northeast (bearing 25°) of the City of Craig in Moffat County, Colorado, United States. Black Mountain is the highest point in Moffat County. [1] [2] [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 The elevation of Black Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.559 m (+5.11 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "Black Mountain, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Black Mountain". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved October 19, 2014.