Mount Lamborn

Coordinates: 38°48′10″N 107°31′22″W / 38.8029015°N 107.5228458°W / 38.8029015; -107.5228458
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Mount Lamborn
View of Mount Lamborn (left) and Landsend Peak (right) from Lamborn Mesa, near Paonia, Colorado
Highest point
Elevation11,402 ft (3,475 m)[1][2]
Prominence1,616 ft (493 m)[3]
Isolation2.39 mi (3.85 km)[3]
ListingColorado county high points 40th
Coordinates38°48′10″N 107°31′22″W / 38.8029015°N 107.5228458°W / 38.8029015; -107.5228458[1]
Mount Lamborn is located in Colorado
Mount Lamborn
Mount Lamborn
LocationHigh point of Delta County, Colorado, United States[3]
Parent rangeWest Elk Mountains[3]
Topo mapUSGS 7.5' topographic map
Paonia, Colorado[4]

Mount Lamborn is a mountain summit in the West Elk Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 11,402-foot (3,475 m) peak is located in Gunnison National Forest, 5.9 miles (9.5 km) southeast by south (bearing 141°) of the Town of Paonia in Delta County, Colorado, United States. The summit of Mount Lamborn is the highest point in Delta County.[1][2][3][4] Together with nearby Landsend Peak to the southwest, it lies at the western edge of the West Elks, rising dramatically nearly 6,000 ft (1,800 m) above the valley of the North Fork Gunnison River to the west.


Mount Lamborn is an eroded igneous intrusion that geologists call a laccolith.

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  1. ^ a b c "LAMBORN". NGS Data Sheet. National Geodetic Survey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States Department of Commerce. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  2. ^ a b The elevation of Mount Lamborn includes an adjustment of +1.648 m (+5.41 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Mount Lamborn, Colorado". Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Mount Lamborn". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved November 15, 2014.

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