Clark Peak (Medicine Bow Mountains)

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Clark Peak
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Clark Peak viewed from Rocky Mountain National Park
Highest point
Elevation 12,960 ft (3,950 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 2,771 ft (845 m) [3]
Isolation 16.40 mi (26.39 km) [3]
Listing Colorado county high points 33rd
Coordinates 40°36′25″N105°55′48″W / 40.6068208°N 105.9299688°W / 40.6068208; -105.9299688 Coordinates: 40°36′25″N105°55′48″W / 40.6068208°N 105.9299688°W / 40.6068208; -105.9299688 [1]
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Clark Peak
Location Larimer County and the high point of Jackson County, Colorado, United States [3]
Parent range Highest summit of the
Medicine Bow Mountains [3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Clark Peak, Colorado [4]

Clark Peak is the highest summit of the Medicine Bow Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The prominent 12,960-foot (3,950 m) peak is located in the Rawah Wilderness of Routt National Forest, 6.3 miles (10.1 km) north-northwest (bearing 342°) of Cameron Pass, Colorado, United States, on the drainage divide between Jackson and Larimer counties. Clark Peak is the highest point of Jackson County and the entire drainage basin of the North Platte River. [1] [2] [3] [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "CLARK". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey . Retrieved October 19, 2014.Note: The summit of Clark Peak is +1.83 m (+6.0 ft) higher than NGS station CLARK.
  2. 1 2 The elevation of Clark Peak includes an adjustment of +1.628 m (+5.34 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 "Clark Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 19, 2014.
  4. 1 2 "Clark Peak". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 15, 2014.