Thirst Benchmark, California

Prominence: 1965 ft, 599 m

Elevation: 1965 feet, 599 meters

True Isolation: 33.82 mi, 54.43 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 1967 ft / 600 m
Peak TypeBenchmark/Trig Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)32° 53' 2'' N, 118° 27' 3'' W
32.884013, -118.45074 (Dec Deg)
364295 E 3639362 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionLos Angeles

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     California Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #17)
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 7
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 6)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1990-05-22 by Richard Carey
     2009 by Mike Maki
     2010-03-15 by Mary Maki
     2011-01-24 by Bill Hebert
     2016-07-14 by James Barlow (GPS Track)

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The electronic site and radar dome at Mt. Thirst (1990-05-22). Photo by Richard Carey.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 1965 ft/599 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1965 ft/599 m
  Key Col: 0 ft/0 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 33.82 mi/54.43 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 33.3741, -118.4191
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Orizaba  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Peninsular Southern California Ranges
Range5: Channel Islands
Drainage BasinsPacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
IslandSan Clemente Island (Highest Point)
OwnershipLand: San Clemente Island U.S. Military Reservation
Topo MapSan Clemente Island South O32118g3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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One of the few photos I was allowed to take on the island (2010-03-15). Photo by Mary Maki.
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Wasn't allowed to take a photo of Mt. Thirst, but here's the island's welcome sign. (2010-03-15). Photo by Mary Maki.
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