Mount Jackson (Colorado)

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Mount Jackson
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Mount Jackson
Highest point
Elevation 13,676 ft (4,168 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 1,810 ft (552 m) [3]
Isolation 3.21 mi (5.17 km) [3]
Listing
Coordinates 39°29′07″N106°32′12″W / 39.4852538°N 106.5366718°W / 39.4852538; -106.5366718 Coordinates: 39°29′07″N106°32′12″W / 39.4852538°N 106.5366718°W / 39.4852538; -106.5366718 [1]
Geography
Location Eagle County, Colorado, U.S. [4]
Parent range Sawatch Range [3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Mount Jackson, Colorado [1]

Mount Jackson is a high and prominent mountain summit in the northern Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,676-foot (4,168 m) thirteener is located in the Holy Cross Wilderness of White River National Forest, 9.0 miles (14.5 km) west-southwest (bearing 247°) of the Town of Minturn in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3] [4] The mountain was named in honor of photographer William Henry Jackson, who accompanied the Hayden Survey in the 1870s. [4] [5]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "MT JACKSON ET". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey . Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  2. 1 2 The elevation of Mount Jackson includes an adjustment of +1.922 m (+6.31 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Mount Jackson, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  4. 1 2 3 "Mount Jackson". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved October 29, 2014.
  5. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. pp.  167.