Mount Emmons (Colorado) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Emmons
|Elevation||12,401 ft (3,780 m)|
|Prominence||592 ft (180 m)|
|Isolation||4.18 mi (6.73 km)|
|Etymology||Samuel Franklin Emmons|
|Location||Gunnison County, Colorado
|Parent range||Elk Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS 7.5' topographic map
The 12,401-foot (3,780 m) peak is located within the Gunnison National Forest, 4.2 miles (6.7 km) west-northwest (bearing 288°) of the Town of Crested Butte.
The mountain was named in honor of geologist Samuel Franklin Emmons (as was another peak in Utah).
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