Engine Gap

Col Elevation: 5640- feet, 1719- meters

Key Col for:Round Bald  (5800 ft/1768 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5640 - 5600 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 6' 21'' N, 82° 5' 54'' W
36.105765, -82.09842 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 160 ft/49 m
Optimistic: 240 ft/73 m
Average: 200 ft/61 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Grassy Ridge Bald
Prominence Parent: Grassy Ridge Bald
Island Parent: Grassy Ridge Bald
Ridgewalk Distance:1.6 mi/2.57 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionMitchell

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Roan-Unaka Mountains
Drainage Basins
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

South Fork Holston
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Cherokee National Forest/National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapCarvers Gap    O36082a1    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Round Bald to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointLocationElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Round BaldUSA-NC/TN5800160 Nolichucky/Watauga  
KEY COL: Engine Gap 5640  Nolichucky/Watauga0.330.33
Jane BaldUSA-NC/TN580040 Nolichucky/Watauga0.280.61
(Unnamed Col) 5760  Nolichucky/Watauga0.190.8
(Ridge Junction)    Nolichucky/Watauga0.571.37
LINE PARENT: Grassy Ridge BaldUSA-NC6160648  0.231.6
PROM PARENT: Grassy Ridge BaldUSA-NC6160648    
ISLAND PARENT: Grassy Ridge BaldUSA-NC6160648    

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