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Mount Jackson
Mount Jackson is located in Colorado
Mount Jackson
Mount Jackson
Location in Colorado
Highest point
Elevation 13,676 ft (4,168 m)
Prominence 1,810 ft (552 m)
Isolation 3.21 mi (5.17 km)
Location Eagle County, Colorado, U.S.
Parent range Sawatch Range
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Mount Jackson, Colorado

Mount Jackson is a high and prominent mountain summit in the northern Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,676-foot (4,168 m) thirteener is located in the Holy Cross Wilderness of White River National Forest, 9.0 miles (14.5 km) west-southwest (bearing 247°) of the Town of Minturn in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The mountain was named in honor of photographer William Henry Jackson, who accompanied the Hayden Survey in the 1870s.


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