Panamint Range looking toward Telescope Peak
|Elevation||3,369 m (11,053 ft)|
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|Topo map||USGS Telescope Peak|
The range runs north-south for approximately 100 miles (160 km) through Inyo County, forming the western wall of Death Valley and separating it from the Panamint Valley to the west. The range is part of the Basin and Range Province, at the western end of the Great Basin.
The highest peak in the range is Telescope Peak with an elevation of 11,049 feet (3,368 m).
Both Mount Whitney and Badwater Basin in Death Valley are visible from some points on the Panamint Range, making it the only location where one can simultaneously see both the highest and lowest points in the contiguous United States.
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