West Elk Peak

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West Elk Peak
West Elk Peak is located in Colorado
West Elk Peak
West Elk Peak
Highest point
Elevation 13,042 ft (3,975 m) [2][3]
Prominence 3,095 ft (943 m) [4]
Isolation 13.78 mi (22.18 km) [4]
Listing Colorado prominent summits
Colorado range high points
Coordinates 38°43′04″N 107°11′58″W / 38.7179°N 107.1994284°W / 38.7179; -107.1994284Coordinates: 38°43′04″N 107°11′58″W / 38.7179°N 107.1994284°W / 38.7179; -107.1994284[2]
Location Gunnison County, Colorado, U.S.[1]
Parent range Highest summit of the
West Elk Mountains[4]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
West Elk Peak, Colorado[2]

West Elk Peak, elevation 13,042 ft (3,975 m), is the highest summit in the West Elk Mountains of Gunnison County, Colorado.[4] The mountain is in the West Elk Wilderness, northwest of Gunnison.

Historical names[edit]

  • West Elk Mountain
  • West Elk Peak [1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "West Elk Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "WEST ELK D". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 22, 2014. 
  3. ^ The elevation of West Elk Peak includes an adjustment of +2.105 m (+6.91 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  4. ^ a b c d "West Elk Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 22, 2014. 

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