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Fremont Peak is in the San Francisco Peaks of northern Arizona. It is the third highest point in the state of Arizona.[1] The peak, named in honor John C. Frémont (1813-1890), is in the Kachina Peaks Wilderness on the Coconino National Forest.

Fremont Peak
Doyle Peak and Fremont Peak from the east side of Agassiz Peak.jpg
Doyle Peak and Fremont Peak (right) from the east side of Agassiz Peak
Highest point
Elevation11,973 ft (3,649 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence615 ft (187 m) [1]
Coordinates35°19′23″N 111°39′40″W / 35.3230643°N 111.6609943°W / 35.3230643; -111.6609943Coordinates: 35°19′23″N 111°39′40″W / 35.3230643°N 111.6609943°W / 35.3230643; -111.6609943[2]
Geography
Fremont Peak is located in Arizona
Fremont Peak
Fremont Peak
LocationCoconino County, Arizona, U.S.
Parent rangeSan Francisco Peaks
Topo mapUSGS Humphreys Peak
Geology
Volcanic fieldSan Francisco volcanic field
Climbing
Easiest routeFrom Doyle Saddle

Fremont offers the best year round views of the south from any high point in the San Francisco Peaks. It can be seen from Flagstaff, Arizona as the pointy peak on the right.

View through a grove of Rocky Mountain Bristlecone Pine growing on the south slope of Fremont Peak, Flagstaff is visible in the background

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Fremont Peak, Arizona". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2009-01-10.
  2. ^ "Fremont Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-01-10.

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