Jones Mountain

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Jones Mountain
Jones Mountain is located in Colorado
Jones Mountain
Jones Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 13,866 ft (4,226 m) [2][3]
Prominence 500 ft (152 m) [3]
Isolation 1.66 mi (2.67 km) [3]
Parent peak Handies Peak
Coordinates 37°53′47″N 107°31′35″W / 37.8963856°N 107.5264478°W / 37.8963856; -107.5264478Coordinates: 37°53′47″N 107°31′35″W / 37.8963856°N 107.5264478°W / 37.8963856; -107.5264478[1]
Location Hinsdale and San Juan counties, Colorado, United States[1]
Parent range San Juan Mountains[3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Handies Peak, Colorado[1]

Jones Mountain is a high mountain summit in the San Juan Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,866-foot (4,226 m) thirteener is located 9.6 miles (15.4 km) northeast by east (bearing 52°) of the Town of Silverton, Colorado, United States, on the Continental Divide between Hinsdale and San Juan counties.[2][3][1]


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  1. ^ a b c d "Jones Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b The elevation of Jones Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.962 m (+6.44 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Jones Mountain, Colorado". Retrieved November 5, 2014. 

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