Argentine Peak

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Argentine Peak
Argentine Peak (Colorado) - 2006-07-16.jpg
Argentine Peak, July 2006
Elevation 13,743 ft (4,189 m)[1][2]
Prominence 638 ft (194 m)[3]
Isolation 1.49 mi (2.40 km)[3]
Argentine Peak is located in Colorado
Argentine Peak
Argentine Peak
Location Continental Divide between
Clear Creek and Summit counties, Colorado, United States[4]
Range Front Range[3]
Coordinates 39°36′44″N 105°46′38″W / 39.6122095°N 105.7770941°W / 39.6122095; -105.7770941Coordinates: 39°36′44″N 105°46′38″W / 39.6122095°N 105.7770941°W / 39.6122095; -105.7770941[1]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Montezuma, Colorado[1]
Easiest route Hike

Argentine Peak is a high mountain summit in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,743-foot (4,189 m) thirteener is located in Arapaho National Forest, 8.5 miles (13.6 km) southwest by south (bearing 211°) of Georgetown, Colorado, United States. The summit lies on the Continental Divide between Clear Creek and Summit counties. The name of the peak was derived from argentum, the Latin word for silver, for the silver ore found in the area.[1][2][3][4][5]


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  1. ^ a b c d "SOUTH ARGENTINE RESET". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 19, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b The elevation of Argentine Peak includes an adjustment of +1.830 m (+6.00 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d "Argentine Peak, Colorado". Retrieved October 19, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Argentine Peak". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Colorado’s Summits – 13,000 to 13,999 feet". Retrieved 2007-03-02. 

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