Horsefly Peak

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Horsefly Peak
Horsefly Peak is located in Colorado
Horsefly Peak
Horsefly Peak
Highest point
Elevation10,353 ft (3,156 m) [2][3]
Prominence1,437 ft (438 m) [4]
Isolation13.04 mi (20.99 km) [4]
ListingColorado range high points
Coordinates38°11′37″N 107°55′54″W / 38.1936083°N 107.9316932°W / 38.1936083; -107.9316932Coordinates: 38°11′37″N 107°55′54″W / 38.1936083°N 107.9316932°W / 38.1936083; -107.9316932[2]
LocationOuray County, Colorado, U.S.[1]
Parent rangeHighest summit of the
Uncompahgre Plateau[4]
Topo mapUSGS 7.5' topographic map
Horsefly Peak, Colorado[2]
Easiest routehike

Horsefly Peak is the highest summit of the Uncompahgre Plateau in the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 10,353-foot (3,156 m) peak is located 10.0 miles (16.1 km) west by north (bearing 284°) of the Town of Ridgway in Ouray County, Colorado, United States.[2][3][4][1]


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  1. ^ a b "Horsefly Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 29, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d "HORSEFLY PK". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  3. ^ a b The elevation of Horsefly Peak includes an adjustment of +1.581 m (+5.19 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  4. ^ a b c d "Horsefly Peak, Colorado". Retrieved October 20, 2014.

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