Turret Peak (Colorado)

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Turret Peak
Turret Peak is located in Colorado
Turret Peak
Turret Peak
Highest point
Elevation 13,841 ft (4,219 m) [3][2]
Prominence 735 ft (224 m) [2]
Isolation 0.50 mi (0.80 km) [2]
Parent peak Pigeon Peak[2]
Coordinates 37°37′39″N 107°38′23″W / 37.627499°N 107.6397833°W / 37.627499; -107.6397833Coordinates: 37°37′39″N 107°38′23″W / 37.627499°N 107.6397833°W / 37.627499; -107.6397833[1]
Location La Plata County, Colorado, U.S.[1]
Parent range San Juan Mountains,
Needle Mountains[2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Snowdon Peak, Colorado[1]

Turret Peak is a high peak of the Needle Mountains, a subrange of the San Juan Mountains in the southwestern part of the US State of Colorado. It rises on the east side of the Animas River, 0.5 miles (0.80 km) southeast of Pigeon Peak. It is located in the Weminuche Wilderness, part of the San Juan National Forest.

Turret Peak is the 89th highest independent peak in Colorado.[4]

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  1. ^ a b c "Turret Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 6, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Turret Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 6, 2014. 
  3. ^ The elevation of Turret Peak includes an adjustment of +1.714 m (+5.62 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  4. ^ "Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks". peakbagger.com. 

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