Lemhi Range

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Lemhi Range
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Highest point
Peak Diamond Peak
Elevation 12,197 ft (3,718 m)
Coordinates 44°08′30″N 113°04′58″W / 44.141667°N 113.082778°W / 44.141667; -113.082778Coordinates: 44°08′30″N 113°04′58″W / 44.141667°N 113.082778°W / 44.141667; -113.082778
Dimensions
Length 98 mi (158 km) N/S
Width 61 mi (98 km) E/W
Area 1,946 sq mi (5,040 km2)
Geography
Country United States
State Idaho

The Lemhi Range is a mountain range in the U.S. state of Idaho, spanning the eastern part of the state between the Lost River Range and the Beaverhead Mountains.[1] The highest point in the range is Diamond Peak at 12,197 feet (3,718 m), the fourth highest peak in Idaho. The range is located within Salmon-Challis and Caribou-Targhee National Forests.[2]

Peaks[edit]

The ten highest peaks of the Lemhi Range[3]
Mountain Peak Elevation Prominence Isolation Location
Diamond Peak 12,195 ft
3717 m
5,377 ft
1639 m
32 mi
51 km
44°08′30″N 113°04′58″W / 44.141667°N 113.082778°W / 44.141667; -113.082778 (Diamond Peak)
Bell Mountain 11,611 ft
3539 m
1,732 ft
528 m
9 mi
14 km
44°14′12″N 113°11′40″W / 44.236671°N 113.194443°W / 44.236671; -113.194443 (Bell Mountain)
The Riddler 11,558 ft
3523 m
558 ft
170 m
1.1 mi
1.8 km
44°07′33″N 113°05′09″W / 44.125839°N 113.085747°W / 44.125839; -113.085747 (The Riddler)
Big Boy Peak 11,401 ft
3475 m
322 ft
98 m
0.7 mi
1.2 km
44°07′00″N 113°04′43″W / 44.116612°N 113.078681°W / 44.116612; -113.078681 (Big Boy Peak)
Big Creek Peak 11,348 ft
3459 m
2,516 ft
767 m
22 mi
36 km
44°28′18″N 113°32′36″W / 44.47177°N 113.543196°W / 44.47177; -113.543196 (Big Creek Peak)
Little Diamond Peak 11,273 ft
3436 m
873 ft
266 m
2.8 mi
4.5 km
44°04′35″N 113°04′11″W / 44.07642°N 113.069682°W / 44.07642; -113.069682 (Little Diamond Peak)
Shoshone John Peak 11,211 ft
3417 m
531 ft
162 m
1.0 mi
1.6 km
44°06′09″N 113°04′22″W / 44.102546°N 113.072763°W / 44.102546; -113.072763 (Shoshone John Peak)
Nicholson Peak 11,040 ft
3365 m
814 ft
248 m
1.5 mi
2.4 km
44°04′49″N 113°05′56″W / 44.080361°N 113.098806°W / 44.080361; -113.098806 (Nicholson Peak)
Flatiron Mountain 11,020 ft
3359 m
502 ft
153 m
1.1 mi
1.9 km
44°27′40″N 113°31′31″W / 44.461062°N 113.525314°W / 44.461062; -113.525314 (Flatiron Mountain)
Peak 11005 11,005 ft
3354 m
525 ft
160 m
1.3 mi
2.1 km
44°09′26″N 113°05′54″W / 44.157185°N 113.098371°W / 44.157185; -113.098371 (Peak 11005)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lemhi Range". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Lemhi Range". SummitPost.org. Retrieved October 13, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Lemhi Range". PeakBagger. Retrieved October 13, 2012.