Black Pine Mountains High Point

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Black Pine Mtns. HP
Black Pine Mtns. HP is located in Idaho
Black Pine Mtns. HP
Black Pine Mtns. HP
Cassia County, Idaho, U.S.
Elevation 9,389 ft (2,862 m)
Prominence 4,069 ft (1,240 m)[1]
Location
Range Black Pine Mountains
Coordinates 42°08′19″N 113°07′32″W / 42.13866°N 113.125608°W / 42.13866; -113.125608Coordinates: 42°08′19″N 113°07′32″W / 42.13866°N 113.125608°W / 42.13866; -113.125608
Topo map USGS Sweetzer Canyon

Black Pine Mountains High Point, at 9,289 feet (2,831 m) is the highest peak in the Black Pine Mountains of Cassia County in southern Idaho.[2] The high point is sometimes referred to as "Black Peak" because of a benchmark on the peak that reads "Black".[3]

Black Pine Mountains High Point is located in the north-central part of the range northwest of Snowville, Utah and southeast of Malta in the Black Pine Division of the Minidoka Ranger District of Sawtooth National Forest.[4][5][6]

Black Pine Mountains High Point is in the watershed of tributaries of the Snake River, which itself is a tributary of the Columbia River. View from the peak encompass the Raft River, Albion, Sublett, and Wasatch mountain ranges. The peak is a part of the Great Basin Divide and the Basin and Range Province. Interstate 84 passes to the east of the peak.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Black Pine Mountains High Point, Idaho". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2012-05-10. 
  2. ^ "Black Pine Mountains". PeakBagger. Retrieved 2012-05-10. 
  3. ^ "Black Peak and Black Pine Peak". Idaho Summits. Retrieved 2012-05-10. 
  4. ^ "Black Pine Mountains". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  5. ^ U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. "Sawtooth National Forest". Retrieved 2012-05-10. 
  6. ^ "Black Peak (ID)". SummitPost.org. Retrieved 2012-05-10. 

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