Mount Morrison (Colorado)

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Mount Morrison
Mount Morrison Colorado viewed from I-70, July 2016.jpg
Mount Morrison as seen from I-70
Highest point
Elevation7,881 ft (2,402 m) [1][2]
Prominence741 ft (226 m) [3]
Isolation4.59 mi (7.39 km) [3]
Coordinates39°40′09″N 105°13′11″W / 39.669232°N 105.2197399°W / 39.669232; -105.2197399Coordinates: 39°40′09″N 105°13′11″W / 39.669232°N 105.2197399°W / 39.669232; -105.2197399[1]
Mount Morrison is located in Colorado
Mount Morrison
Mount Morrison
LocationJefferson County, Colorado, U.S.[4]
Parent rangeFront Range[3]
Topo mapUSGS 7.5' topographic map
Morrison, Colorado[1]
Easiest routehike

Mount Morrison is a foothill on the eastern flank of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 7,881-foot (2,402 m) peak is located in Red Rocks Park, 1.9 miles (3.0 km) northwest by west (bearing 305°) of the Town of Morrison in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States.[1][2][3][4] Red Rocks Amphitheatre is located on the eastern side of the mountain.

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  1. ^ a b c d "MORRISON". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved November 4, 2014.
  2. ^ a b The elevation of Mount Morrison includes an adjustment of +1.005 m (+3.30 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d "Mount Morrison, Colorado". Retrieved November 4, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Mount Morrison". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 4, 2014.

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