Key Col for Telescope Peak

Col Elevation: 4880- feet, 1487- meters

Key Col for:Telescope Peak  (11,048 ft/3367 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4880 - 4840 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 29' 2'' N, 117° 24' 43'' W
36.483837, -117.411996 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 6168 ft/1880 m
Optimistic: 6208 ft/1892 m
Average: 6188 ft/1886 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Keynot Peak
Island Parent: Mount Whitney
Ridgewalk Distance:94.69 mi/152.39 km
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Panamint Range
Drainage Basins
Death Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Panamint Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Death Valley National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Death Valley Wilderness Area
Topo MapThe Dunes    O36117d4    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Telescope Peak 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 PointElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Telescope Peak11,0486168 Death Valley/Panamint Valley  
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col)4880  Death Valley/Panamint Valley41.0741.07
(Ridge Junction)   Death Valley/Panamint Valley8.3749.44
(Ridge Junction)   Saline Valley/Panamint Valley22.4571.89
LINE PARENT: Keynot Peak11,1013030 Saline Valley/Owens Valley22.8194.69
PROM PARENT:  (Unnamed Col)      
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Whitney14,49810,078    

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