The Minarets are a group of sharp peaks in the Ritter Range in the Sierra Nevada. They were named in 1868 due to their resemblance of the minarets of a mosque. 17 of the Minarets' peaks have been given unofficial names. The highest was named Clyde Minaret, in honour of Norman Clyde, a famous mountaineer. A number of routes of varying degree of difficulty lead to the top of Clyde Minaret.

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Elevation: 3740 m
Country and region: USA, California
Mountain range: Sierra Nevada
Prominence: 351 m
Orometric dominance: 9
Coordinates: 37.661879, -119.178194

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