Green Mountain (Lakewood, Colorado)

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Green Mountain

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Green Mountain viewed from Mount Zion
Highest point
Elevation 6,854 ft (2,089 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 677 ft (206 m) [3]
Isolation 2.96 mi (4.76 km) [3]
Coordinates 39°42′03″N105°10′40″W / 39.7009482°N 105.1777065°W / 39.7009482; -105.1777065 Coordinates: 39°42′03″N105°10′40″W / 39.7009482°N 105.1777065°W / 39.7009482; -105.1777065 [1]
Geography
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Green Mountain
Location Jefferson County, Colorado, U.S. [4]
Parent range Front Range foothills
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Morrison, Colorado [1]
Climbing
Easiest route hike

Green Mountain is a mesa on the eastern flank of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 6,854-foot (2,089 m) mesa summit is located in William Frederick Hayden Park in the City of Lakewood, Colorado, United States, 4.0 miles (6.5 km) west (bearing 265°) of the municipal center of Lakewood in Jefferson County. [1] [2] [3] [4]

Mesa Elevated area of land with a flat top and sides that are usually steep cliffs

Mesa is the American English term for tableland, an elevated area of land with a flat top and sides that are usually steep cliffs. It takes its name from its characteristic table-top shape. It may also be called a table hill, table-topped hill or table mountain. It is larger than a butte, which it otherwise resembles closely.

Front Range mountain range of the Southern Rocky Mountains of North America

The Front Range is a mountain range of the Southern Rocky Mountains of North America located in the central portion of the U.S. State of Colorado, and southeastern portion of the U.S. State of Wyoming. It is the first mountain range encountered as one goes westbound along the 40th parallel north across the Great Plains of North America.

Rocky Mountains mountain range in North America

The Rocky Mountains, also known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range in western North America. The Rocky Mountains stretch more than 4,800 kilometers (3,000 mi) from the northernmost part of British Columbia, in western Canada, to New Mexico in the Southwestern United States. Located within the North American Cordillera, the Rockies are somewhat distinct from the Pacific Coast Ranges, Cascade Range, and the Sierra Nevada, which all lie farther to the west.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "GREEN RESET". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey . Retrieved November 4, 2014.Note: The summit of Green Mountain is -0.20 m (-0.7 ft) lower than NGS station GREEN RESET.
  2. 1 2 The elevation of Green Mountain includes an adjustment of +0.990 m (+3.25 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. 1 2 3 "Green Mountain, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 4, 2014.
  4. 1 2 3 "Green Mountain". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 4, 2014.