Niagara Peak

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Niagara Peak
Niagara Peak is located in Colorado
Niagara Peak
Niagara Peak
Highest point
Elevation 13,812 ft (4,210 m) [2][3]
Prominence 567 ft (173 m) [4]
Isolation 0.63 mi (1.01 km) [4]
Coordinates 37°53′21″N 107°32′01″W / 37.8892927°N 107.5335123°W / 37.8892927; -107.5335123Coordinates: 37°53′21″N 107°32′01″W / 37.8892927°N 107.5335123°W / 37.8892927; -107.5335123[2]
Geography
Location Hinsdale and San Juan counties, Colorado, U.S.[1]
Parent range San Juan Mountains[4]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Handies Peak, Colorado[2]

Niagara Peak is a high mountain summit in the San Juan Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains System, in southwestern Colorado.

The 13,812-foot (4,210 m) thirteener is located 8.9 miles (14.4 km) northeast by east (bearing 53°) of the Town of Silverton, on the Continental Divide between Hinsdale and San Juan counties.[2][3][4][1]

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  1. ^ a b "Niagara Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 4, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d "NIAGARA". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved November 4, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b The elevation of Niagara Peak includes an adjustment of +1.942 m (+6.37 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  4. ^ a b c d "Niagara Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 4, 2014. 

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