Florence Peak (California)
Florence Peak and Franklin Lake
|Elevation||12,437 ft (3,791 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||1,033 ft (315 m)|
|Listing||Sierra Peaks Section|
|Tulare County, California, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS Mineral King|
|Easiest route||Simple scramble, class 2|
Florence Peak is a mountain located in the southern Sierra Nevada of California. It marks the southern border of Sequoia National Park and the northern border of the Golden Trout Wilderness. The peak rises to an elevation of 12,438 feet (3,791 m), making it one of the highest mountains south of Mount Whitney.
The high elevation of the peak means that most of the precipitation it receives falls as snow.
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- "Elevation Ladder from Florence Peak". Peakbagger. Retrieved 2009-08-13.
- "Subsection M261Eo - Glaciated Batholith". U. S. Forest Service. Archived from the original on 2007-08-13. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
- USGS. Mineral King quadrangle, California (Map). 1:24000. 7.5 Minute Topographic. http://mapper.acme.com/?ll=36.40610,-118.55088&z=14&t=T&marker0=36.40610%2C-118.55088. Retrieved 2009-08-13.
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