Mount Ida (Colorado)

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Mount Ida
Rocky Mountains NP Mount Ida en Azure Lake 17-9-2014 14-02-59.JPG
Mount Ida and Azure Lake
Highest point
Elevation 12,874 ft (3,924 m) [1]
Prominence 520 ft (158 m) [2]
Isolation 1.16 mi (1.87 km) [2]
Coordinates 40°22′18″N105°46′45″W / 40.371651°N 105.7791758°W / 40.371651; -105.7791758 Coordinates: 40°22′18″N105°46′45″W / 40.371651°N 105.7791758°W / 40.371651; -105.7791758 [1]
Geography
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Mount Ida
Location Grand and Larimer counties, Colorado, U.S. [1]
Parent range Front Range [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Grand Lake, Colorado [1]

Mount Ida is a mountain summit in the northern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 12,874-foot (3,924 m) peak is located in the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness, 13.4 miles (21.6 km) west (bearing 268°) of the Town of Estes Park, Colorado, United States, on the Continental Divide between Grand and Larimer counties. [3] [2] [1] [4] The mountain was probably named after Mount Ida on Crete. [5]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "Mount Ida". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 30, 2014.
  2. 1 2 3 4 "Mount Ida, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 30, 2014.
  3. The elevation of Mount Ida includes an adjustment of +1.633 m (+5.36 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  4. "Mount Ida". Peakery.com. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  5. Dziezynski, James (1 August 2012). Best Summit Hikes in Colorado: An Opinionated Guide to 50+ Ascents of Classic and Little-Known Peaks from 8,144 to 14,433 Feet. Wilderness Press. p. 110. ISBN   978-0-89997-713-3.