Mount Guyot (Colorado)

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Mount Guyot
Mount Guyot (Colorado) viewed from Dillon Reservoir July 2016.jpg
Mount Guyot viewed from Dillon Reservoir
Highest point
Elevation 13,376 ft (4,077 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 1,324 ft (404 m) [2]
Isolation 1.99 mi (3.20 km) [2]
Coordinates 39°27′32″N105°56′15″W / 39.4588762°N 105.9375148°W / 39.4588762; -105.9375148 Coordinates: 39°27′32″N105°56′15″W / 39.4588762°N 105.9375148°W / 39.4588762; -105.9375148 [3]
Naming
Etymology Arnold Henry Guyot
Geography
USA Colorado relief location map.svg
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Mount Guyot
Location Continental Divide between
Park and Summit counties, Colorado, United States [3]
Parent range Front Range [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Grays Peak, Colorado [3]

Mount Guyot is a high mountain summit in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,376-foot (4,077 m) thirteener is located 6.3 miles (10.2 km) east-southeast (bearing 117°) of the Town of Breckenridge, Colorado, United States, on the Continental Divide separating Pike National Forest and Park County from Arapaho National Forest and Summit County. [1] [2] [3] The mountain was named in honor of Arnold Henry Guyot, a Swiss-American geologist. [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 The elevation of Mount Guyot includes an adjustment of +1.897 m (+6.22 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "Mount Guyot, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Mount Guyot". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 6, 2014.
  4. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. pp.  146.