Mistake Peak (Arizona)

Mistake Peak
Mistake Peak is located in Arizona
Mistake Peak
Location in Arizona
Highest point
Elevation5,930 ft (1,807 m) NGVD 29[1]
Prominence39 metres (128 ft)[1]
Coordinates33°55′03″N 111°09′59″W / 33.9175439°N 111.1665164°W / 33.9175439; -111.1665164Coordinates: 33°55′03″N 111°09′59″W / 33.9175439°N 111.1665164°W / 33.9175439; -111.1665164[2]
LocationGila County, Arizona, U.S.
Parent rangeSierra Ancha
Topo mapUSGS Picture Mountain

Mistake Peak is a summit in Gila County, in the U.S. state of Arizona. It has an elevation of 5,930 feet (1,807 m) and a prominence of 150 feet (46 m). Mistake Peak was likely so named because it was mistaken by surveyors for another summit.[3] Mistake Peak has been noted for its unusual place name.[4]


  1. ^ a b Mistake Peak at peakbagger
  2. ^ "Mistake Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved 2016-08-19.
  3. ^ Hook, J. N. (2014). All Those Wonderful Names. Open Road Media. p. 233. ISBN 978-1497611863.
  4. ^ Vedral, Joyce L. (1990). Uncle John's Third Bathroom Reader. St. Martin's Press. p. 183. ISBN 978-0312045869.
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