Mount Jackson (Colorado) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Jackson
|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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