Mount Jackson (Colorado)
|Elevation||13,676 ft (4,168 m) |
|Prominence||1,810 ft (552 m) |
|Isolation||3.21 mi (5.17 km) |
|Location||Eagle County, Colorado, U.S.|
|Parent range||Sawatch Range|
|Topo map||USGS 7.5' topographic map|
Mount Jackson, Colorado
Mount Jackson is a high and prominent mountain summit in the northern Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,676-foot (4,168 m) thirteener is located in the Holy Cross Wilderness of White River National Forest, 9.0 miles (14.5 km) west-southwest (bearing 247°) of the Town of Minturn in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The mountain was named in honor of photographer William Henry Jackson, who accompanied the Hayden Survey in the 1870s.
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- List of mountain peaks of North America
- "Mount Jackson". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 29, 2014.
- "MT JACKSON ET". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
- The elevation of Mount Jackson includes an adjustment of +1.922 m (+6.31 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
- "Mount Jackson, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 167.
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