Bennett Peak

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Bennett Peak
Bennett Peak is located in Colorado
Bennett Peak
Bennett Peak
Highest point
Elevation13,209 ft (4,026 m) [2][1]
Prominence1,743 ft (531 m) [1]
Isolation17.08 mi (27.49 km) [1]
Coordinates37°29′00″N 106°26′02″W / 37.4833384°N 106.4339261°W / 37.4833384; -106.4339261Coordinates: 37°29′00″N 106°26′02″W / 37.4833384°N 106.4339261°W / 37.4833384; -106.4339261[3]
LocationHigh point of Rio Grande County, Colorado, United States[1]
Parent rangeSan Juan Mountains[1]
Topo mapUSGS 7.5' topographic map
Jasper, Colorado[3]

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

The 13,209-foot (4,026 m) thirteener is located in Rio Grande National Forest, 14.2 miles (22.8 km) south-southwest (bearing 198°) of the Town of Del Norte in Rio Grande County.

Bennett Peak is the highest point in Rio Grande County.[2][1][3]

Historical names[edit]

  • Bennett Mountain
  • Bennett Peak [3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Bennett Peak, Colorado". Retrieved October 19, 2014.
  2. ^ a b The elevation of Bennett Peak includes an adjustment of +1.782 m (+5.85 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d "Bennett Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 19, 2014.

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