Mount Lamborn

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Mount Lamborn
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View of Mount Lamborn (left) and Landsend Peak (right) from Lamborn Mesa, near Paonia, Colorado
Highest point
Elevation 11,402 ft (3,475 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 1,616 ft (493 m) [3]
Isolation 2.39 mi (3.85 km) [3]
Listing Colorado county high points 40th
Coordinates 38°48′10″N107°31′22″W / 38.8029015°N 107.5228458°W / 38.8029015; -107.5228458 Coordinates: 38°48′10″N107°31′22″W / 38.8029015°N 107.5228458°W / 38.8029015; -107.5228458 [1]
Geography
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Mount Lamborn
Location High point of Delta County, Colorado, United States [3]
Parent range West Elk Mountains [3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Paonia, Colorado [4]

Mount Lamborn is a mountain summit in the West Elk Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 11,402-foot (3,475 m) peak is located in Gunnison National Forest, 5.9 miles (9.5 km) southeast by south (bearing 141°) of the Town of Paonia in Delta County, Colorado, United States. The summit of Mount Lamborn is the highest point in Delta County. [1] [2] [3] [4] Together with nearby Landsend Peak to the southwest, it lies at the western edge of the West Elks, rising dramatically nearly 6,000 ft (1,800 m) above the valley of the North Fork Gunnison River to the west.

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Mount Lamborn is an eroded igneous intrusion that geologists call a laccolith.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "LAMBORN". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey . Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  2. 1 2 The elevation of Mount Lamborn includes an adjustment of +1.648 m (+5.41 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 "Mount Lamborn, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  4. 1 2 "Mount Lamborn". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 15, 2014.