Pike’s Peak

Pike’s Peak
a US mountain in the Rocky Mountains near Colorado Springs, Colorado. ‘Pike’s Peak or Bust’ was the cry of people who rushed to that area when gold was discovered in 1859 and of later people who used the mountain as a place to aim for as they travelled west. It is 14 110 feet/4 304 metres high and named after Zebulon Pike, who discovered it in 1806.

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  • Pike's Peak — (spr. paiks pīk), Berg im nordamerikan. Felsengebirge, am Südende der Colorado Front Range, östlich vom Südpark, 4312 m hoch, seit 1891 mit Zahnradbahn, 1873–88 und 1892 mit meteorologischem Observatorium am Ostrande des Gipfels, 4308 m …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pike's Peak — (spr. peiks pihk), Berg der Rocky Mountains im nordamerik. Staate Colorado, 4292 m …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pike's Peak — one of the ↑Rocky Mountains in the US state of Colorado …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Pike's Peak — Pikes Peak Pikes Peak von Osten Höhe 4.302 m Lage Colorado …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pike's Peak — noun a mountain peak in the Rockies in central Colorado (14,109 feet high) • Instance Hypernyms: ↑mountain peak • Part Holonyms: ↑Rockies, ↑Rocky Mountains, ↑Colorado, ↑Centennial State, ↑CO * * * Pike’s Peak …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pike's Peak — одна из многочисленных вершин, вставших преградой на пути покорителей Скалистых гор. (Вспомните популярный в США в XIX в. лозунг времен «золотой лихорадки»: Pike s Peak or Bust .) …   Словарь топонимов США

  • Pike's Peak — mtn., CEN. Colorado; 14,110 ft …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Pike's Peak Country — was the name given to the gold mining region of the western United States near Pikes Peak during the Pike s Peak Gold Rush of 1858 1861. The Pike s Peak Country included the region of western Kansas Territory roughly west of the 104th meridian… …   Wikipedia

  • Pike's Peak Gold Rush — Gold prospectors in the Rocky Mountains of western Kansas Territory. The Pike s Peak Gold Rush (later known as the Colorado Gold Rush) was the boom in gold prospecting and mining in the Pike s Peak Country of western Kansas Territory and… …   Wikipedia

  • Pike’s Peak Country — Der Pike s Peak Country war der Name der Goldbergwerkregion in den westlichen Vereinigten Staaten nahe Pikes Peak während des Pikes Peak Goldrausches zwischen 1858 und 1861. Der County war vom 24. Oktober 1859 das Herz des außerhalb des US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia