Gothic Mountain

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Not to be confused with Gothic Mountains or Gothic Peak.
Gothic Mountain
Gothic Mountain
A view of the Gothic Mountain from Crested Butte in 2010.
Elevation 12,631 ft (3,850 m)[1][2]
Prominence 1,645 ft (501 m)[2]
Isolation 2.73 mi (4.39 km)[2]
Listing Colorado prominent summits
Location
Gothic Mountain is located in Colorado
Gothic Mountain
Gothic Mountain
Colorado
Location Gunnison County, Colorado, U.S.[3]
Range West Elk Mountains[2]
Coordinates 38°57′23″N 107°00′38″W / 38.9563802°N 107.0106015°W / 38.9563802; -107.0106015Coordinates: 38°57′23″N 107°00′38″W / 38.9563802°N 107.0106015°W / 38.9563802; -107.0106015[3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Oh-be-joyful, Colorado[3]

Gothic Mountain is a prominent mountain summit in the West Elk Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 12,631-foot (3,850 m) peak is located in Gunnison National Forest, 1.1 miles (1.8 km) west by south (bearing 260°) of the ghost town of Gothic in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States.[1][2][3] Gothic Mountain takes its name from its pinnacles said to resemble Gothic architecture.[4]

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  1. ^ a b The elevation of Gothic Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.936 m (+6.35 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Gothic Mountain, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Gothic Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 140. 

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