Telescope Peak love

Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A mountain, 3,370 m (11,049 ft) high, in the Panamint Range of the Sierra Nevada in southeast California near the Nevada border. It is the highest elevation in the range.

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Examples

  • The day following we crossed the Valley and began the grind up Telescope Peak, at 11,049', highest point in the Panamint Mountains.

    Richard Bangs: Death Valley Daze, Part I

  • "No, just thinking about my last trip a long time ago....met a girl in a trailer on Telescope Peak, Cathy something, and was wondering what happened to her."

    Richard Bangs: Death Valley Daze, Part II

  • Next we drive to Badwater Basin, lowest and driest sink in the continental U.S., and from the overlook I look across shimmering salt flats to a clear view of Telescope Peak, where a bruise of dark clouds are hovering.

    Richard Bangs: Death Valley Daze, Part II

  • And I wonder, if I had stayed in that trailer high on Telescope Peak, how would the world be different now?

    Richard Bangs: Death Valley Daze, Part II

  • Figure 1: The following image was created from DEMs (Digital Elevation Model) for the following 1: 24,000 scale topographic quadrangles: Telescope Peak, Hanaupah Canyon, and Badwater, California.

    Soil erosion and deposition

  • Figure 1 is an image that was created from DEMs (Digital Elevation Model) for the following 1: 24,000 scale topographic quadrangles: Telescope Peak, Hanaupah Canyon, and Badwater, California.

    Soil erosion and deposition

  • "Looking down from here, you can see across the Badwater Basin, which is the lowest elevation point in the United States (282 feet below sea level) and then up to Telescope Peak (11,049 feet)."

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • To the west across the valley lies the snow-topped Panamint Range, punctuated by the 11,049-foot Telescope Peak.

    JSOnline.com

  • For the next 2Ā½ hours, we wove our way through the canyon and over the hills, stopping every few minutes for photos of the landscape and emerging light patterns on the canyon walls and on snow-covered 11,049-foot Telescope Peak.

    coloradoan.com - Local News

  • An Ancient Bristlecone Pine along the trail to Telescope Peak (11,094 ft.), the highest point in the park. "

    Ridgecrest Daily Independent Homepage RSS

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