Mount Oso (Colorado)

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Mount Oso
Mount Oso is located in Colorado
Mount Oso
Mount Oso
Highest point
Elevation13,690 ft (4,173 m) [2][3]
Prominence1,664 ft (507 m) [3]
Isolation5.41 mi (8.71 km) [3]
Coordinates37°36′26″N 107°29′37″W / 37.6072222°N 107.4936685°W / 37.6072222; -107.4936685Coordinates: 37°36′26″N 107°29′37″W / 37.6072222°N 107.4936685°W / 37.6072222; -107.4936685[1]
LocationLa Plata County, Colorado, U.S.[1]
Parent rangeSan Juan Mountains[3]
Topo mapUSGS 7.5' topographic map
Emerald Lake, Colorado[1]

Mount Oso is a high and prominent mountain summit in the San Juan Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,690-foot (4,173 m) peak is located in the Weminuche Wilderness of San Juan National Forest, 30.8 miles (49.5 km) northeast (bearing 42°) of the City of Durango in La Plata County, Colorado, United States.[2][3][1]


Historical names[edit]

  • Hunchback
  • Mount Oso – 1906 [1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Mount Oso". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 21, 2014.
  2. ^ a b The elevation of Mount Oso includes an adjustment of +1.776 m (+5.83 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Mount Oso, Colorado". Retrieved October 21, 2014.

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