Iron Mountain (Sangre de Cristo Range)

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Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain is located in Colorado
Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 11,416 ft (3,480 m) [2][3]
Prominence 1,951 ft (595 m) [3]
Isolation 6.95 mi (11.18 km) [3]
Listing Colorado prominent summits
Coordinates 37°38′15″N 105°15′14″W / 37.6375066°N 105.2538925°W / 37.6375066; -105.2538925Coordinates: 37°38′15″N 105°15′14″W / 37.6375066°N 105.2538925°W / 37.6375066; -105.2538925[1]
Location Costilla and Huerfano counties, Colorado, United States[1]
Parent range Sangre de Cristo Range[3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Red Wing, Colorado[1]

Iron Mountain is a prominent mountain summit in the southern Sangre de Cristo Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 11,416-foot (3,480 m) peak is located 3.9 miles (6.2 km) west-northwest (bearing 296°) of the North La Veta Pass, Colorado, United States, on the drainage divide between Costilla and Huerfano counties.[2][3][1]


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  1. ^ a b c d "Iron Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b The elevation of Iron Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.436 m (+4.71 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Iron Mountain, Colorado". Retrieved October 20, 2014. 

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