Laurel Mountain (California)

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Laurel Mountain
Laurel Mountain Convict Lake.jpg
Laurel Mountain, from the shore of Convict Lake
Elevation11,818 ft (3,602 m) NAVD 88[1]
Location
LocationMono County, California, United States
RangeSherwin Range, Sierra Nevada
Coordinates37°34′49″N 118°53′29″W / 37.580305583°N 118.891394436°W / 37.580305583; -118.891394436Coordinates: 37°34′49″N 118°53′29″W / 37.580305583°N 118.891394436°W / 37.580305583; -118.891394436[1]
Topo mapBloody Mountain
Climbing
First ascent1926 by Norman Clyde[2]
Easiest routeHike, class 1[2]
 
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Laurel Mountain
Laurel Mountain Convict Lake.jpg
Laurel Mountain, from the shore of Convict Lake
Elevation11,818 ft (3,602 m) NAVD 88[1]
Location
LocationMono County, California, United States
RangeSherwin Range, Sierra Nevada
Coordinates37°34′49″N 118°53′29″W / 37.580305583°N 118.891394436°W / 37.580305583; -118.891394436Coordinates: 37°34′49″N 118°53′29″W / 37.580305583°N 118.891394436°W / 37.580305583; -118.891394436[1]
Topo mapBloody Mountain
Climbing
First ascent1926 by Norman Clyde[2]
Easiest routeHike, class 1[2]

Laurel Mountain is a peak in Mono County, California. It lies in the Sherwin Range of the Sierra Nevada and is protected by the John Muir Wilderness. It reaches a height of 11,818 feet (3,602 m)[1] and is largely composed of metamorphic rock caused by contact with an intruding pluton in the late Cretaceous.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Laurel". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2012-12-20. 
  2. ^ a b Secor, R.J. (1992). The High Sierra Peaks, Passes, and Trails (1st ed.). The Mountaineers. p. 278. ISBN 9780898863130. 
  3. ^ Lackey, JS; Valley, JW (2004). "Complex patterns of fluid flow during wollastonite formation in calcareous sandstones at Laurel Mountain, Mt. Morrison Pendant, California". GSA Bulletin 116 (1-2): 76–93. doi:10.1130/B25239.1. 

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