Crater Peak (Colorado)

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Crater Peak
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Crater Peak
Highest point
Elevation 11,333 ft (3,454 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 2,307 ft (703 m) [3]
Isolation 17.98 mi (28.94 km) [3]
Listing Colorado prominent summits
Colorado range high points
Coordinates 39°02′23″N107°39′46″W / 39.0395962°N 107.6628354°W / 39.0395962; -107.6628354 Coordinates: 39°02′23″N107°39′46″W / 39.0395962°N 107.6628354°W / 39.0395962; -107.6628354 [1]
Geography
Location Delta County, Colorado, U.S. [4]
Parent range Highest summit of Grand Mesa [3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Chalk Mountain, Colorado [1]
Climbing
Easiest route hike

Crater Peak is the highest summit of Grand Mesa in the Rocky Mountains of North America. The prominent 11,333-foot (3,454 m) peak is located on the drainage divide separating Grand Mesa National Forest and Gunnison National Forest, 12.3 miles (19.8 km) north-northwest (bearing 342°) of the Town of Paonia in Delta County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3] [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "CRATER PK". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey . Retrieved October 19, 2014.
  2. 1 2 The elevation of Crater Peak includes an adjustment of +1.750 m (+5.74 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Crater Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 19, 2014.
  4. 1 2 "Crater Peak". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved October 29, 2014.