Florida Mountain

Elevation: 7,784 ft
Prominence: 484

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Florida Mountain viewed from Tennesee Mountain.

This peak is not in the book. Also see the Owyhee Mountains Peaks List for all of the peaks in this range. 

Florida Mountain sits due west of Silver City. It is one of the most heavily mined mountains in Idaho and it has a large, inactive open pit on its northern slopes. Although mining roads provide access to its summit, most of the peak is privately owned and public access may be blocked. USGS De Lamar

Florida Mountain viewed from Tennesee Mountain.

Florida Mountain as viewed from Tennesee Mountain.

It appears that mining took place on Florida Mountain from 1863 to 1910. You can read about it at this link:  History of the Florida Mountain Mines, Owyhee County, Idaho by Victoria E. Mitchell 2010.

Additional Resources

Mountain Range: Owyhee Mountains

Longitude: -116.75489   Latitude: 43.01519

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