Crater Peak (Colorado)

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Crater Peak
Crater Peak is located in Colorado
Crater Peak
Crater Peak
Highest point
Elevation 11,333 ft (3,454 m) [2][3]
Prominence 2,307 ft (703 m) [4]
Isolation 17.98 mi (28.94 km) [4]
Listing Colorado prominent summits
Colorado range high points
Coordinates 39°02′23″N 107°39′46″W / 39.0395962°N 107.6628354°W / 39.0395962; -107.6628354Coordinates: 39°02′23″N 107°39′46″W / 39.0395962°N 107.6628354°W / 39.0395962; -107.6628354[2]
Location Delta County, Colorado, U.S.[1]
Parent range Highest summit of Grand Mesa[4]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Chalk Mountain, Colorado[2]
Easiest route hike

Crater Peak is the highest summit of Grand Mesa in the Rocky Mountains of North America. The prominent 11,333-foot (3,454 m) peak is located on the drainage divide separating Grand Mesa National Forest and Gunnison National Forest, 12.3 miles (19.8 km) north-northwest (bearing 342°) of the Town of Paonia in Delta County, Colorado, United States.[2][3][4][1]


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  1. ^ a b "Crater Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d "CRATER PK". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b The elevation of Crater Peak includes an adjustment of +1.750 m (+5.74 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  4. ^ a b c d "Crater Peak, Colorado". Retrieved October 19, 2014. 

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