Niagara Peak

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Niagara Peak
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Niagara Peak
Highest point
Elevation 13,812 ft (4,210 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 567 ft (173 m) [3]
Isolation 0.63 mi (1.01 km) [3]
Coordinates 37°53′21″N107°32′01″W / 37.8892927°N 107.5335123°W / 37.8892927; -107.5335123 Coordinates: 37°53′21″N107°32′01″W / 37.8892927°N 107.5335123°W / 37.8892927; -107.5335123 [1]
Geography
Location Hinsdale and San Juan counties, Colorado, U.S. [4]
Parent range San Juan Mountains [3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Handies Peak, Colorado [1]

Niagara Peak is a high mountain summit in the San Juan Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains System, in southwestern Colorado.

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The 13,812-foot (4,210 m) thirteener is located 8.9 miles (14.4 km) northeast by east (bearing 53°) of the Town of Silverton, on the Continental Divide between Hinsdale and San Juan counties. [1] [2] [3] [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "NIAGARA". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey . Retrieved November 4, 2014.
  2. 1 2 The elevation of Niagara Peak includes an adjustment of +1.942 m (+6.37 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Niagara Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 4, 2014.
  4. 1 2 "Niagara Peak". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 4, 2014.