Gothic Mountain

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Gothic Mountain
Mount Gothic.jpg
A view of the Gothic Mountain from Crested Butte in 2010.
Highest point
Elevation 12,631 ft (3,850 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 1,645 ft (501 m) [2]
Isolation 2.73 mi (4.39 km) [2]
Listing Colorado prominent summits
Coordinates 38°57′23″N107°00′38″W / 38.9563802°N 107.0106015°W / 38.9563802; -107.0106015 Coordinates: 38°57′23″N107°00′38″W / 38.9563802°N 107.0106015°W / 38.9563802; -107.0106015 [3]
Geography
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Gothic Mountain
Location Gunnison County, Colorado, U.S. [3]
Parent range Elk Mountains [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Oh-be-joyful, Colorado [3]

Gothic Mountain is a prominent mountain summit in the Elk Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 12,631-foot (3,850 m) peak is located in Gunnison National Forest, 1.1 miles (1.8 km) west by south (bearing 260°) of the ghost town of Gothic in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3] Gothic Mountain takes its name from its pinnacles said to resemble Gothic architecture. [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 The elevation of Gothic Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.936 m (+6.35 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "Gothic Mountain, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Gothic Mountain". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  4. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. pp.  140.