Mount Owen (Colorado)

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Mount Owen
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Mount Owen
Highest point
Elevation 13,070 ft (3,984 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 1,358 ft (414 m) [3]
Isolation 7.39 mi (11.89 km) [3]
Listing Colorado range high points
Coordinates 38°54′33″N107°07′30″W / 38.9090287°N 107.1249412°W / 38.9090287; -107.1249412 Coordinates: 38°54′33″N107°07′30″W / 38.9090287°N 107.1249412°W / 38.9090287; -107.1249412 [1]
Geography
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Mount Owen
Location Gunnison County, Colorado, U.S. [4]
Parent range Elk Mountains, Highest summit
of the Ruby Range [3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Oh-be-joyful, Colorado [1]

Mount Owen is the highest summit of the Ruby Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,070-foot (3,984 m) thirteener is located in Gunnison National Forest at the edge of the Raggeds Wilderness, 8.5 miles (13.6 km) west-northwest (bearing 290°) of the Town of Crested Butte in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3] [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "OWEN". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey . Retrieved October 21, 2014.
  2. 1 2 The elevation of Mount Owen includes an adjustment of +1.990 m (+6.53 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Mount Owen, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 21, 2014.
  4. 1 2 "Mount Owen". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved October 29, 2014.