Black Peak (Washington)

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Black Peak
Black Peak, Washington, looking west-northwest
Black Peak, Washington, looking west-northwest
Highest point
Elevation8,975 ft (2,736 m) [1]  NAVD 88
Prominence3,450 ft (1,050 m) [1]
Isolation5.2 mi (8.4 km) [1]
Coordinates48°31′25″N 120°48′58″W / 48.52361°N 120.81611°W / 48.52361; -120.81611Coordinates: 48°31′25″N 120°48′58″W / 48.52361°N 120.81611°W / 48.52361; -120.81611[1]
Geography
Black Peak is located in Washington (state)
Black Peak
Black Peak
Location of Black Peak in Washington
LocationBorder of Chelan and Skagit Counties, Washington, United States[2]
Parent rangeCascade Range
Topo mapUSGS Mount Arriva quadrangle [2]

Black Peak is a tall peak in the Cascade Range in the U.S. state of Washington. It lies in the Stephen Mather Wilderness and North Cascades National Park. At 8,975 feet (2,736 m) in elevation it is the 20th-highest peak in Washington.[1] Black Peaks's prominence is 3,450 feet (1,050 m), making it the 35th-most prominent peak in Washington. The nearest higher peak is Goode Mountain, 5.2 miles (8.4 km) to the west-southwest.[1]

Black Peak is a non-volcanic mountain and is popular among hikers and campers worldwide.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Black Peak, Washington". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2014-08-18.
  2. ^ a b "Black Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 1979-09-10. Retrieved 2014-08-18.
  3. ^ "Black Peak". Summit Post. Retrieved 2015-05-27.

External links[edit]

  • "Black Peak". SummitPost.org. Retrieved 2014-08-18.
  • "Black Peak". PEAKWARE World Mountain Encyclopedia. Interactive Outdoors. Retrieved 2014-08-18.