Mount Jackson (Colorado)

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Mount Jackson
Mount Jackson is located in Colorado
Mount Jackson
Mount Jackson
Highest point
Elevation 13,676 ft (4,168 m) [2][3]
Prominence 1,810 ft (552 m) [4]
Isolation 3.21 mi (5.17 km) [4]
Coordinates 39°29′07″N 106°32′12″W / 39.4852538°N 106.5366718°W / 39.4852538; -106.5366718Coordinates: 39°29′07″N 106°32′12″W / 39.4852538°N 106.5366718°W / 39.4852538; -106.5366718[2]
Location Eagle County, Colorado, U.S.[1]
Parent range Sawatch Range[4]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Mount Jackson, Colorado[2]

Mount Jackson is a high and prominent mountain summit in the northern Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,676-foot (4,168 m) thirteener is located in the Holy Cross Wilderness of White River National Forest, 9.0 miles (14.5 km) west-southwest (bearing 247°) of the Town of Minturn in Eagle County, Colorado, United States.[2][3][4][1] The mountain was named in honor of photographer William Henry Jackson, who accompanied the Hayden Survey in the 1870s.[1][5]


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  1. ^ a b c "Mount Jackson". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d "MT JACKSON ET". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b The elevation of Mount Jackson includes an adjustment of +1.922 m (+6.31 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  4. ^ a b c d "Mount Jackson, Colorado". Retrieved October 20, 2014. 
  5. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 167. 

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