Mount Fowlkes, Texas

Prominence: 219 ft, 67 m

Elevation: 6659 feet, 2030 meters

True Isolation: 0.65 mi, 1.05 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)30° 40' 49'' N, 104° 0' 52'' W
30.680279, -104.014521 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionJeff Davis

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 6
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Selected Trip Reports:
     2017-05-19 by Zack Lewis (GPS Track)
     2023-03-16 by Rich P

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Mount Fowlkes is named for Judge Edwin Hockaday Fowlkes Sr., who donated 200 acres of his ranch to the University of Texas in 1933, for the Mcdonald Observatory.
Located on the N-S ridge 1 mile north of Mount Locke, this is the second peak housing telescopes for Observatory. Mount Fowlkes (so named on the Observatory maps) is home to the Hobby-Eberly Telescope (HET).
Mount Locke to the south, houses the 82" and 107" Telescopes.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 219 ft/67 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 259 ft/79 m
  Key Col: 6440 ft/1963 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.65 mi/1.05 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 30.6725, -104.0208
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Locke  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Southwest Basins and Ranges
Range4: Trans-Pecos Texas Ranges
Range5: Davis Mountains
Drainage BasinsPecos
Rio Grande
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapMount Locke O30104f1 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Ben Lostracco.

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