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brendon - Feb 14, 2006 2:14 am - Voted 8/10

Fact Sheet

Don't for get to change this to fact sheet from a TR.

John Kirk

John Kirk - Feb 26, 2007 10:52 pm - Hasn't voted


Nice list Scott- Layne Bracy and I have complied all 300' prominence peaks for Utah and we have the same count of 12k+. We're going to use your nicknames for the unnamed and I'll list you as a reference for 12k+ on my site. One note - La Sal Peak is an official name - you can find it in a GNIS search or Topozone.


Scott - Feb 26, 2007 11:05 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Verified

Thanks. I changed La Sal peak to an official name.

Kind of strange that so many of Utah's highest peaks still don't have official names.

I'm glad it was verified. I made this list from scratch and hate to admit how long it took me. Unlike CO there were no previous list avaialable and I had to start from scratch by looking at every topo map!


Klenke - Feb 27, 2007 12:44 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Verified

If any of these unnamed peaks happen to be within an official wilderness then they will most probably not ever receive official names. I personally like this hard line stance by the USGS naming board since even naming things within a wilderness diminshes the wildernessness (wildernicity?) of the wilderness.

John Kirk

John Kirk - Feb 28, 2007 6:11 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Verified

Yes, I'd agree the unnamed ratio is abnormally high compared to the 3 other states we've listed all 300' prominences and named peaks for. There is probably a reason, but it isn't obvious to me.

CO - 96 Named of top 100
WY - 70 Named of top 100
NM - 63 Named of top 100

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