Gemini Peak

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Gemini Peak
Gemini Peak, Mosquito Range, Park County, Colorado, USA.jpg
Gemini Peak viewed from the northwest.
Highest point
Elevation 13,958 ft (4,254 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 151 ft (46 m) [2]
Isolation 0.56 mi (0.90 km) [2]
Coordinates 39°14′05″N106°10′05″W / 39.2347393°N 106.1681509°W / 39.2347393; -106.1681509 Coordinates: 39°14′05″N106°10′05″W / 39.2347393°N 106.1681509°W / 39.2347393; -106.1681509 [3]
Geography
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Gemini Peak
Location Lake and Park counties, Colorado, United States [3]
Parent range Mosquito Range [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Mount Sherman, Colorado [3]
Climbing
Easiest route hike

Gemini Peak is a summit in the Mosquito Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,958-foot (4,254 m) mountain is located 0.68 miles (1.1 km) north northeast of Mount Sherman, on the drainage divide separating Lake County from Park County. [1] [2] [3] Gemini Peak is appropriately named considering the mountain has two distinct summits and that the Latin word Gemini means "twins." [4] The northeast summit is slightly higher than its southwest "twin."

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References

  1. 1 2 The elevation of this summit has been converted from the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD 29) to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88). National Geodetic Survey
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "Gemini Peak, Colorado". peakbagger.com. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Gemini Peak". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  4. "Gemini". wiktionary.org. Retrieved 7 April 2020.