Thousand Lake Mountain

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Thousand Lake Mountain
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Thousand Lake Mountain from the south near Teasdale, October 2004
Highest point
Elevation 11,300 ft (3,444.2 m)  NAVD 88 [1]
Prominence 2,346 ft (715 m) [2]
Coordinates 38°25′01″N111°28′45″W / 38.416962833°N 111.479210086°W / 38.416962833; -111.479210086 Coordinates: 38°25′01″N111°28′45″W / 38.416962833°N 111.479210086°W / 38.416962833; -111.479210086 [1]
Geography
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Thousand Lake Mountain
Location in Utah
Location Wayne County, Utah
United States
Parent range Aquarius Plateau
Topo map USGS Flat Top
Climbing
Easiest route Hike

Thousand Lake Mountain is a mountain in northwest Wayne County, Utah, United States, just northwest of Capitol Reef National Park and north of Boulder Mountain. [3]

Wayne County, Utah County in the United States

Wayne County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,778, making it the fourth-least populous county in Utah. Its county seat is Loa. The county was formed from Piute County in 1892, and gets its name from Wayne County, Tennessee.

Utah A state of the United States of America

Utah is a state in the western United States. It became the 45th state admitted to the U.S. on January 4, 1896. Utah is the 13th-largest by area, 31st-most-populous, and 10th-least-densely populated of the 50 United States. Utah has a population of more than 3 million according to the Census estimate for July 1, 2016. Urban development is mostly concentrated in two areas: the Wasatch Front in the north-central part of the state, which contains approximately 2.5 million people; and Washington County in Southern Utah, with over 160,000 residents. Utah is bordered by Colorado to the east, Wyoming to the northeast, Idaho to the north, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west. It also touches a corner of New Mexico in the southeast.

Capitol Reef National Park national park in Utah, United States

Capitol Reef National Park is an American national park located in south-central Utah. The park is approximately 60 miles (97 km) long on its north–south axis but an average of just 6 miles (9.7 km) wide. The park was established in 1971 to preserve 241,904 acres of desert landscape and is open all year with May through September being the highest visitation months.

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Description

Thousand Lake Mountain is surrounded by several small towns (Loa, Lyman, Fremont, Bicknell, Teasdale, and Torrey). The areas on and around Thousand Lake Mountain are used for farming, camping, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, and fishing. Thousand Lake Mountain is located in the easternmost section of Fishlake National Forest. A section of the Great Western Trail traverses the mountain from north to south. Thousand Lake Mountain is covered in boulders while Boulder Mountain has many lakes. There are several stories supposing to explain the mismatched names, most feasibly a cartographer writing the names he had been given on the wrong hills and not catching the mistake before maps were published.[ citation needed ]

Loa, Utah Town in Utah, United States

Loa is a town in, and the county seat of, Wayne County, Utah, United States, along State Route 24. The population was 572 at the 2010 census.

Lyman, Utah Town in Utah, United States

Lyman is a town along State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States. The population was 258 at the 2010 census.

Fremont, Utah Census-designated place in Utah, United States

Fremont is a census-designated place in northwestern Wayne County, Utah, United States. It lies along State Route 72 just northeast of the town of Loa, the county seat of Wayne County. To the north is Fishlake National Forest. Fremont's elevation is 7,218 feet (2,200 m). The population was 145 at the 2010 census.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Thousand Lake Mtn". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey . Retrieved 2013-01-28.
  2. "Thousand Lake Mountain, Utah". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2013-01-28.
  3. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Thousand Lake Mountain