Copernicus Peak, California

Prominence: 3080 ft, 939 m

Elevation: 4360+ feet, 1329+ meters

True Isolation: 65.19 mi, 104.92 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4360 - 4400 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4363 ft / 1330 m
    (Range 4363 - 4403 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 20' 48'' N, 121° 37' 48'' W
37.34675, -121.63008 (Dec Deg)
621337 E 4134220 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSanta Clara (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Copernicus Peak:
     California County High Points (Rank #43)
     California Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #9)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #148)
     Top 10 Isolation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #96)
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #361)
     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #45)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #357)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #51)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #388)
     California Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #45)
     California Coastal Peak List (Rank #104)
     California Fire Lookouts (Rank #307)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       California County Summits (Suttle)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 309
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 296)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1900-01-01 by Richard Hensley (GPS Track)
     2000-12-19 by Scott Surgent
     2003-06-21 by JohnE Sarna
     2003-06-21 by Geoffrey Sarna
     2011-08-06 by Gene Mattos
     2012-08-13 by Matt Holder
     2013-05-19 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2013-06-24 by Shannon Dillmore
     2014-01-06 by Mike Jay (GPS Track)
     2014-01-18 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2014-06-18 by Lee Newton (GPS Track)
     2014-12-18 by Marcus Sierra
     2014-12-21 by Mark Greenlee
     2014-12-21 by Kyle Greenlee
     2014-12-21 by Renee Greenlee
     2014-12-30 by Joe Krovoza
     2015-02-20 by Bob Bolton
     2015-05-05 by Brian McCarty
     2015-11-07 by Dean Gaudet
     2016-02-28 by Patrick Bergeron
     2016-07-11 by Greg Sweel
     2017-03-18 by Colin Gregory (GPS Track)
     2017-10-27 by Kimberly St.Clair
     2018-04-08 by William Inman
     2018-10-20 by Sean King (GPS Track)
     2019-04-01 by Zackary Michek (GPS Track)
     2019-08-23 by Greg Gerlach
     2020-03-20 by Clint Baechle
     2020-04-30 by Aaron Gustafson (GPS Track)
     2020-06-14 by Matthew Ring (GPS Track)
     2020-07-01 by Christopher Flynn
     2020-12-24 by Ken Toyama (GPS Track)
     2021-04-11 by Kenny Lotito
     2021-06-13 by Adam Walker
     2021-11-17 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2022-02-05 by Brett Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2022-02-05 by Arthur Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2022-02-27 by Saif Choudhary (GPS Track)
     2022-03-06 by Graham Mayle
     2022-07-23 by Alexander Midyutov (GPS Track)
     2023-02-04 by Chad Thomas (GPS Track)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
My late wife, Marcia, with our 2-month old son, Geoffrey Lynx, coming down from atop Copernicus (2003-06-22). Photo by JohnE Sarna.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3080 ft/939 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3160 ft/963 m
  Key Col: 1280 ft/390 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 65.19 mi/104.92 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.4079, -121.4918
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Palo Escrito Peak  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Central California Coast Ranges
Range5: Diablo Range
Drainage BasinsSan Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapLick Observatory O37121c6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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