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  2. Mount Whitney - Wikipedia

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    Mount Whitney is the tallest mountain in the contiguous United States and the Sierra Nevada, with an elevation of 14,505 feet. It is located in East–Central California, on the boundary between California's Inyo and Tulare counties, 84.6 miles west-northwest of the lowest point in North America at Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park at 282 ft below sea level. The west slope of the mountain is in Sequoia National Park and the summit is the southern terminus of the John Muir Trail ...

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      The Smithsonian Institution Shelter, also known as the Mount...

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      The summit of Mount Whitney is on the Sierra Crest and the...

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      The eastern slope of Whitney is far steeper than its western...

  3. Mount Whitney Trail - Wikipedia

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    The Mount Whitney Trail, from above Lone Pine Lake to Trail Crest, lies within the special Mount Whitney Zone of the Inyo National Forest. Due to the high volume of trail users, the Forest Service enforces special regulations here to preserve Whitney's wild character.

  4. Mount Whitney is in the Sierra Nevada. Mount Whitney was named by the California Geological Survey in 1864, they named it after Josiah Whitney. References [ change | change source ]

  5. USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20) - Wikipedia

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    USS Mount Whitney (LCC/JCC 20) is one of two Blue Ridge-class amphibious command ships of the United States Navy and is the flagship and command ship of the United States Sixth Fleet. USS Mount Whitney also serves as the Afloat Command Platform (ACP) of Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO).

    • 16 January 1971
    • 189 m (620.1 ft)
  6. Category:Mount Whitney - Wikimedia Commons

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    Wikipedia Wikivoyage: Instance of ... Media in category "Mount Whitney" The following 91 files are in this category, out of 91 total. A346, from summit of Mount ...

  7. Talk:Mount Whitney - Wikipedia

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    The lack of Native American variants for Mount Whitney is not surprising. The three other peaks mentioned stand well apart from surrounding peaks, can be seen for hundreds of miles, and are memorable sights. Mount Whitney is just the highest point along an 11 mile high mountain ridge, surrounded by many other peaks nearly as high.

  8. Mount Whitney – Wikipédia

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    Mount Whitney je najvyšší vrchol v kontinentálnych Spojených štátoch. Nachádza sa v štáte Kalifornia na území Národného parku Sequoia v chránenom území Inyo National Forest. Pod vrcholom v údolí Owens Valley leží obec Lone Pine (1 130 m).

  9. Mount Whitney – Wikipedie

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    Mount Whitney je s nadmořskou výškou 4 421 m nejvyšší hora pohoří Sierra Nevada, Kalifornie a Spojených států amerických bez Aljašky. Leží na hranicích Tulare County a Inyo County, na jihovýchodě střední Kalifornie, v Národním parku Sequoia.

    • 64,7 km
    • 4 421 m n. m.
  10. Badwater Ultramarathon - Wikipedia

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    The Badwater Ultramarathon describes itself as "the world's toughest foot race". It is a 135-mile (217 km) course starting at 279 feet (85 m) below sea level in the Badwater Basin, in California's Death Valley, and ending at an elevation of 8360 feet (2548 m) at Whitney Portal, the trailhead to Mount Whitney.

  11. Mount Whitney – Wikipedia

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    Der Normalweg ist der ca. 17,7 km lange Aufstieg vom Whitney Portal auf 2458 m Höhe, das für Kraftfahrzeuge erreichbar ist. Er bietet keine nennenswerten technischen Schwierigkeiten, der Mount Whitney ist daher ein beliebtes Ziel für Bergsteiger. Die Besteigung kann entweder an einem Tag oder als Mehrtagestour erfolgen.