Emerald Peak

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Emerald Peak
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Emerald Peak
Highest point
Elevation 13,911 ft (4,240 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 564 ft (172 m) [2]
Parent peak Missouri Mountain [2]
Isolation 1.30 mi (2.09 km) [2]
Coordinates 38°55′44″N106°22′52″W / 38.928883°N 106.381136°W / 38.928883; -106.381136 Coordinates: 38°55′44″N106°22′52″W / 38.928883°N 106.381136°W / 38.928883; -106.381136 [3]
Geography
Location Chaffee County, Colorado, U.S. [3]
Parent range Sawatch Range, Collegiate Peaks [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Winfield, Colorado [3]

Emerald Peak is a high mountain summit of the Collegiate Peaks in the Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,911-foot (4,240 m) thirteener is located in the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness of San Isabel National Forest, 14.7 miles (23.7 km) west-northwest (bearing 298°) of the Town of Buena Vista in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 The elevation of Emerald Peak includes an adjustment of +2.083 m (+6.83 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "Emerald Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Emerald Peak". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 5, 2014.