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Vermilion Peak

Vermilion Peak
Vermilion Peak is located in Colorado
Vermilion Peak
Vermilion Peak
Colorado
Elevation 13,900. ft (4,237 m)[1][2]
Prominence 2,105 ft (642 m)[2]
Isolation 9.07 mi (14.60 km)[2]
Parent peak Gladstone Peak[2]
Listing Colorado 4000 meter summits
Colorado county high points
Location
Location San Miguel County and the high point of San Juan County, Colorado, United States[2]
Range San Juan Mountains[2]
Coordinates [3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Ophir, Colorado[3]

Vermilion Peak is a mountain in Colorado. It is one of 637 Colorado peaks above 13,000 feet (3962 m). It is located in the San Juan Range, and is the 74th highest mountain in Colorado. It is named Vermilion Peak because of the red-orange color it takes on when the sun shines on it.[4] It is 9.7 miles ESE of Gladstone Peak.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ The elevation of Vermilion Peak includes an adjustment of +1.827 m (+5.99 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Vermilion Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 22, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Vermilion Peak".  
  4. ^ http://www.climb.mountains.com/Project_Island_files/CO_13ers.shtml

External links

  • Map of Vermilion Peak
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