Acrodectes Peak

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Acrodectes Peak
Acrodectes Baxter.jpg
Acrodectes Peak is on the left, viewed from the north
Highest point
Elevation 13,187 ft (4020 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 1,339 ft (408 m) [1]
Coordinates 36°51′39″N 118°22′30″W / 36.8607681°N 118.3750983°W / 36.8607681; -118.3750983Coordinates: 36°51′39″N 118°22′30″W / 36.8607681°N 118.3750983°W / 36.8607681; -118.3750983[2]
Geography
Acrodectes Peak is located in California
Acrodectes Peak
Acrodectes Peak
Fresno County, California
Parent range Sierra Nevada
Topo map USGS Kearsarge Peak
Climbing
First ascent 1935 by Norman Clyde and party[3]
Easiest route Scramble, class 2[4]

Acrodectes Peak is a mountain peak of the Sierra Nevada, located within Kings Canyon National Park in southern Fresno County, California.[5]

The summit is 13,187 feet (4020 m) in elevation.[1]

The peak was named after Acrodectes philopagus, a rare cricket species found in the region.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Acrodectes Peak, California". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2012-05-02. 
  2. ^ "Acrodectes Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-05-02. 
  3. ^ Secor, R.J. (2009). The High Sierra Peaks, Passes, and Trails (3rd ed.). Seattle: The Mountaineers. p. 176. ISBN 9780898869712. 
  4. ^ Roper, Steve (1976). The Climber's Guide to the High Sierra. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books. p. 255. ISBN 9780871561473. 
  5. ^ a b Bright, William (1998). 1500 California Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning. University of California Press. pp. 10–. ISBN 978-0-520-21271-8.