Mount Oxford (Colorado)

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Mount Oxford
Mount Oxford (Colorado) - 2006-07-16.jpg
Elevation 14,160. ft (4,316 m)[1][2]
Prominence 653 ft (199 m)[3]
Isolation 1.22 mi (1.96 km)[3]
Listing Colorado Fourteener
Location
Mount Oxford is located in Colorado
Mount Oxford
Mount Oxford
Colorado
Location Chaffee County, Colorado, U.S.[4]
Range Sawatch Range,
Collegiate Peaks[3]
Coordinates 38°57′53″N 106°20′20″W / 38.9648153°N 106.3388148°W / 38.9648153; -106.3388148Coordinates: 38°57′53″N 106°20′20″W / 38.9648153°N 106.3388148°W / 38.9648153; -106.3388148[1]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Mount Harvard, Colorado[1]
Climbing
Easiest route Hike and scramble

Mount Oxford is one of the fourteeners of the US state of Colorado. It lies in the Collegiate Peaks, in the central part of the Sawatch Range, just west of the Arkansas River. It lies approximately 1.2 mi (1.9 km) east-northeast of the slightly higher Mount Belford. For this reason it is usually climbed in combination with Mount Belford.[5]

Mount Oxford is located within the San Isabel National Forest.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "MT OXFORD". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ The elevation of Mount Oxford includes an adjustment of +2.042 m (+6.70 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c "Mount Oxford, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 21, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Mount Oxford". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Mount Oxford". Summitpost.org. 

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