Desert Peaks - Region 9

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4 peaks in Region 9: GPS route MEXICO (scroll down for map)

sorted alphabetically on Peak Name column
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Num Peak Name
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Waypoint Elev DPS ClassPics and
UTM hint
7.5' USGS
topo quad
9.1Cerro PescadoresCPESCA3543+ 2 463820Sierra Cucapa 
Cerro Pescadores is the DPS name for the point in the Sierra Cucapa at 32°20’N, 115°21.7’W, about 20 miles south of Mexicali. It is 1.5 km SE of benchmark Puerta.
9.4Cerro PinacateCPINAC3957 11 report on pinacate634177Volcan el Elegante 
Cerro Pinacate is at 31°46.5’N, 113°29.5’W. It is shown on the US Sectional Aeronautical chart, Phoenix, as a prominent unnamed point with an elevation of 3957’. It is also unnamed on the Mexican topo with an elevation of 1200+ meters. The code numbers for the auxiliary topos are H12A22, Sierra Blanca, and H12A23, Los Norteños.
9.3Picacho del DiabloPICACD10171+E36 reports on diablo552297Santa Cruz 
El Picacho del Diablo is usually called 'Big Picacho' by the DPS. It is also named Cerro de la Encantada. It is at 30°59.6’N, 115°22.5’W. It is NOT named on the topo. It is not the Picacho el Diablo that is 7.6 km to the NW near the observatory, nor is it the Pico del Diablo 4.5 km to the south. The code number of the map San Rafael is H11B45. The map to the NE is useful for driving; it is H11B46, Santa Clara.
9.2Pico RiscoPRISCO4987+ 3 123557Arroyo del Sauz 
Pico Risco is the DPS name for the prominent point that is 2.9 km SW of the resort of Cañon de Guadalupe. The peak location is 32°08’N, 115°48.5’W.

NOTE: M = Mountaineers Peak, E = Emblem Peak, X = not on DPS List (in 'DPS' column)
      ^ = metric contours and elevations on 7.5' maps (in 7.5' map columns)
      Name Mt  => 'Mt' is before peak 'Name' (ex: Rose Mt is Mount Rose, but sorted on 'Rose')
      Name Mtn => 'Mtn' is after peak 'Name' as listed (ex: Muah Mtn is Muah Mountain)
The "UTM Hint" in the table above approximates the peak location to the nearest 100 meters.
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Map of Peaks in Region 9, GPS Route MEXICO

Map exported from TOPO! software, used with permission.

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