Mount Ida (Colorado)

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Mount Ida
Rocky Mountains NP Mount Ida en Azure Lake 17-9-2014 14-02-59.JPG
Mount Ida and Azure Lake
Highest point
Elevation 12,865 ft (3,921 m) [1][2]
Prominence 520 ft (158 m) [2]
Isolation 1.16 mi (1.87 km) [2]
Coordinates 40°22′18″N 105°46′45″W / 40.371651°N 105.7791758°W / 40.371651; -105.7791758Coordinates: 40°22′18″N 105°46′45″W / 40.371651°N 105.7791758°W / 40.371651; -105.7791758[3]
Mount Ida is located in Colorado
Mount Ida
Mount Ida
Location Grand and Larimer counties, Colorado, U.S.[3]
Parent range Front Range[2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Grand Lake, Colorado[3]

Mount Ida is a mountain summit in the northern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 12,865-foot (3,921 m) peak is located in the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness, 13.4 miles (21.6 km) west (bearing 268°) of the Town of Estes Park, Colorado, United States, on the Continental Divide between Grand and Larimer counties.[1][2][3][4] The mountain was probably named after Mount Ida on Crete.[5]

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  1. ^ a b The elevation of Mount Ida includes an adjustment of +1.633 m (+5.36 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Mount Ida, Colorado". Retrieved November 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Mount Ida". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 30, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Mount Ida". Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  5. ^ Dziezynski, James (1 August 2012). Best Summit Hikes in Colorado: An Opinionated Guide to 50+ Ascents of Classic and Little-Known Peaks from 8,144 to 14,433 Feet. Wilderness Press. p. 110. ISBN 978-0-89997-713-3. 

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