Quartz Mountain (Douglas County, Oregon) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsQuartz Mountain
|Elevation||5524+ ft (1683+ m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||800 ft (244 m)|
|Location||Douglas County, Oregon, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS Quartz Mountain|
Quartz Mountain is a located 35 miles (56 km) east of Roseburg in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. Located within the Jackson Creek subbasin, a tributary of the South Umpqua River, Quartz Mountain rises to an elevation of 5,200 feet (1,585 m) in the Umpqua National Forest. It has a large deposit of high-purity silica.
The summit was the site of a Forest Service lookout tower until it was removed in 1970.
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