Mount Morrison (Colorado)

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Mount Morrison
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Mount Morrison as seen from I-70
Highest point
Elevation 7,881 ft (2,402 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 741 ft (226 m) [3]
Isolation 4.59 mi (7.39 km) [3]
Coordinates 39°40′09″N105°13′11″W / 39.669232°N 105.2197399°W / 39.669232; -105.2197399 Coordinates: 39°40′09″N105°13′11″W / 39.669232°N 105.2197399°W / 39.669232; -105.2197399 [1]
Geography
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Mount Morrison
Location Jefferson County, Colorado, U.S. [4]
Parent range Front Range [3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Morrison, Colorado [1]
Climbing
Easiest route hike

Mount Morrison is a foothill on the eastern flank of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 7,881-foot (2,402 m) peak is located in Red Rocks Park, 1.9 miles (3.0 km) northwest by west (bearing 305°) of the Town of Morrison in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3] [4] Red Rocks Amphitheatre is located on the eastern side of the mountain.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "MORRISON". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey . Retrieved November 4, 2014.
  2. 1 2 The elevation of Mount Morrison includes an adjustment of +1.005 m (+3.30 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Mount Morrison, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 4, 2014.
  4. 1 2 "Mount Morrison". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 4, 2014.