Sultan Mountain

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Sultan Mountain
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Sultan Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 13,373 ft (4,076 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 1,868 ft (569 m) [2]
Isolation 4.59 mi (7.39 km) [2]
Listing
Coordinates 37°47′09″N107°42′14″W / 37.7858299°N 107.703951°W / 37.7858299; -107.703951 Coordinates: 37°47′09″N107°42′14″W / 37.7858299°N 107.703951°W / 37.7858299; -107.703951 [3]
Geography
Location San Juan County, Colorado, U.S. [3]
Parent range San Juan Mountains [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Silverton, Colorado [3]

Sultan Mountain, elevation 13,373 ft (4,076 m), is a peak of the San Juan Mountains range in San Juan County, southwestern Colorado.

Contents

It is located southwest of the town of Silverton.

See also

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Sunshine Peak

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Redcloud Peak

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Twilight Peak

Twilight Peak is the highest summit of the West Needle Mountains range of the San Juan Mountains System in southwestern Colorado.

Pigeon Peak

Pigeon Peak, elevation 13,978 ft (4,260 m), is a summit in the Needle Mountains, a subrange of the San Juan Mountains in the southwestern part of the US State of Colorado. It rises dramatically on the east side of the Animas River, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) west of the fourteener Mount Eolus. It is located in the Weminuche Wilderness, part of the San Juan National Forest.

Conejos Peak

Conejos Peak is a high and prominent mountain summit in the southern San Juan Mountains of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,179-foot (4,017 m) thirteener is located in the South San Juan Wilderness of Rio Grande National Forest, 19.6 miles (31.6 km) north-northwest of Cumbres Pass in Conejos County, Colorado, United States. The summit of Conejos Peak is the highest point in Conejos County.

Rio Grande Pyramid

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Summit Peak

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South River Peak

South River Peak, elevation 13,154 ft (4,009 m), is a summit San Juan Mountains of southern Colorado. The mountain is in the Weminuche Wilderness of Rio Grande National Forest.

Tower Mountain (Colorado)

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Mount Oso (Colorado)

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Bennett Peak

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Middle Peak (Colorado)

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West Elk Peak, elevation 13,042 ft (3,975 m), is the highest summit in the West Elk Mountains of Gunnison County, Colorado. The mountain is in the West Elk Wilderness, northwest of Gunnison. The terrain consists mostly of volcanic breccia, known in this area as West Elk Breccia, dated at 35 to 30 million years old.

Graham Peak (Colorado)

Graham Peak is a prominent mountain summit in the San Juan Mountains, a range of the Rocky Mountains System in southwestern Colorado

References

  1. The elevation of Sultan Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.649 m (+5.41 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. 1 2 3 4 "Sultan Mountain, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 "Sultan Mountain". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved October 22, 2014.