California Peak

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California Peak
California Peak is located in Colorado
California Peak
California Peak
Highest point
Elevation 13,855 ft (4,223 m) [2][3]
Prominence 629 ft (192 m) [3]
Isolation 2.19 mi (3.52 km) [3]
Coordinates 37°36′51″N 105°29′55″W / 37.6141705°N 105.4986228°W / 37.6141705; -105.4986228Coordinates: 37°36′51″N 105°29′55″W / 37.6141705°N 105.4986228°W / 37.6141705; -105.4986228[1]
Location Alamosa and Huerfano counties, Colorado, United States[1]
Parent range Sangre de Cristo Range,
Sierra Blanca Massif[3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Blanca Peak, Colorado[1]

California Peak is a high mountain summit in the Sangre de Cristo Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,855-foot (4,223 m) thirteener is located on the Sierra Blanca Massif, 12.1 miles (19.5 km) north (bearing 4°) of the Town of Blanca, Colorado, United States, on the drainage divide separating in Rio Grande National Forest and Alamosa County from San Isabel National Forest and Huerfano County.[2][3][1]


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  1. ^ a b c d "California Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b The elevation of California Peak includes an adjustment of +1.813 m (+5.95 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d e "California Peak, Colorado". Retrieved November 5, 2014. 

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