Vermilion Peak facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsVermilion Peak
Vermilion Peak viewed from the east.
|Elevation||13,900 ft (4237 m) NAVD88|
|Prominence||2105 ft (642 m)|
|Isolation||9.07 mi (14.60 km)|
|Parent peak||Gladstone Peak|
|Location||San Miguel County and the high point of San Juan County, Colorado, United States|
|Parent range||San Juan Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS 7.5' topographic map
Vermilion Peak is a mountain in Colorado. It is one of 637 Colorado peaks above 13,000 feet (3962 m). It is located in the San Juan Range, and is the 74th highest mountain in Colorado. It is named Vermilion Peak because of the red-orange color it takes on when the sun shines on it. It is 9.7 miles ESE of Gladstone Peak.
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