Bushnell Peak

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Bushnell Peak
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Bushnell Peak
Highest point
Elevation 13,110 ft (3,996 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 2,405 ft (733 m) [3]
Isolation 11.07 mi (17.82 km) [3]
Listing Colorado county high points 31st
Coordinates 38°20′28″N105°53′21″W / 38.3411972°N 105.8892325°W / 38.3411972; -105.8892325 Coordinates: 38°20′28″N105°53′21″W / 38.3411972°N 105.8892325°W / 38.3411972; -105.8892325 [1]
Geography
Location Saguache County and the high point of Fremont County, Colorado, United States [3]
Parent range Sangre de Cristo Range [3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Bushnell Peak, Colorado [4]
Climbing
Easiest route hike

Bushnell Peak is a prominent mountain summit in the Sangre de Cristo Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,110-foot (3,996 m) thirteener is located 7.2 miles (11.6 km) north-northeast (bearing 27°) of the community of Villa Grove, Colorado, United States, on the drainage divide separating Rio Grande National Forest and Saguache County from San Isabel National Forest and Fremont County. Bushnell Peak is the highest point in Fremont County. [1] [2] [3] [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "TWIN". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey . Retrieved October 19, 2014.
  2. 1 2 The elevation of Bushnell Peak includes an adjustment of +1.737 m (+5.70 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 "Bushnell Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 19, 2014.
  4. 1 2 "Bushnell Peak". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 15, 2014.