Missouri Mountain

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Missouri Mountain
Missouri Mountain (Colorado) - 2006-07-16.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 14,074 ft (4,290 m) [1][2]
Prominence 847 ft (258 m) [3]
Isolation 1.31 mi (2.11 km) [3]
Listing Colorado Fourteener 36th
Coordinates 38°56′51″N 106°22′43″W / 38.9475647°N 106.3784982°W / 38.9475647; -106.3784982Coordinates: 38°56′51″N 106°22′43″W / 38.9475647°N 106.3784982°W / 38.9475647; -106.3784982[1]
Missouri Mountain is located in Colorado
Missouri Mountain
Missouri Mountain
Location Chaffee County, Colorado, U.S.[4]
Parent range Sawatch Range,
Collegiate Peaks[3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Winfield, Colorado[1]
Easiest route Hike

Missouri Mountain is a high mountain summit in the Collegiate Peaks of the Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 14,074-foot (4,290 m) fourteener is located in the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness of San Isabel National Forest, 15.2 miles (24.5 km) northwest by west (bearing 302°) of the Town of Buena Vista in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States.[1][2][3][4] Missouri Mountain is separated from its eastern neighbor Mount Belford by Elkhead Pass (13,220 feet).[5]

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  1. ^ a b c d "MISSOURI MTN". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b The elevation of Missouri Mountain includes an adjustment of +2.113 m (+6.93 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d "Missouri Mountain, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Missouri Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  5. ^ Louis W. Dawson II (1996). Dawson's Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners, Volume 1. Blue Clover Press. ISBN 0-9628867-1-8. 

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