Gothic Mountain facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsGothic Mountain
A view of the Gothic Mountain from Crested Butte in 2010.
|Elevation||12,631 ft (3,850 m)|
|Prominence||1,645 ft (501 m)|
|Isolation||2.73 mi (4.39 km)|
|Listing||Colorado prominent summits|
|Location||Gunnison County, Colorado, U.S.|
|Parent range||Elk Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS 7.5' topographic map
Gothic Mountain is a prominent mountain summit in the Elk Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 12,631-foot (3,850 m) peak is located in Gunnison National Forest, 1.1 miles (1.8 km) west by south (bearing 260°) of the ghost town of Gothic in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. Gothic Mountain takes its name from its pinnacles said to resemble Gothic architecture.
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