Mountain peak, eastern Colorado, U.S. It is located in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, near Colorado Springs. At 14,110 ft (4,301 m) in height, it is known for the panoramic view from its summit. It was discovered in 1806 by U.S. explorer Zebulon Pike. The view from it is said to have inspired Katharine Lee Bates to write “America the Beautiful” in 1893.
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Volcano, southern end of the Cascade Range, northeastern California, U.S. It erupted on May 30, 1914, and intermittently thereafter until 1921. The peak is 10,457 ft (3,187 m) high and is the principal attraction of Lassen Volcanic National Park, which occupies an area of 106,372 acres (43,047 hectares). In 1821 Luis Argüello, a Spanish officer, became the first European to discover the peak. It is named for Peter Lassen, an explorer who guided settlers through the area.
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Mountain, southwestern Sri Lanka. Standing 7,360 ft (2,243 m) high, it is sacred and a place of pilgrimage to Buddhists, Muslims, and Hindus. On its summit, it has a large hollow, 5.3 ft (1.6 m) long, that is venerated as the footprint of Buddha, Adam, and Shiva, respectively. Many pilgrims of all faiths visit the peak every year.
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There were 28 households out of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 17.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.3% were non-families. 39.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.82.
In the town the population was spread out with 18.0% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 24.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 60.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 56.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $27,083, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $19,688 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,033. There were 12.5% of families and 15.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 27.8% of under eighteens and 20.0% of those over 64.