Flirtation Peak

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Flirtation Peak is a summit in Clear Creek County, Colorado, in the United States. [1] It has an elevation of 8,260 feet (2,520 m).

Clear Creek County, Colorado County in the United States

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The peak lies south of Idaho Springs. [2]

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  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Flirtation Peak
  2. Idaho Springs, Colorado, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1957 (1987 rev.)

Coordinates: 39°44′04″N105°31′12″W / 39.73444°N 105.52000°W / 39.73444; -105.52000

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