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Railroad Notch

Col Elevation: 2920- feet, 890- meters

Key Col for:Cascade Mountain  (4098 ft/1249 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 890 - 900 m
    (10-meter closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 12' 3'' N; 73° 51' 19'' W
44.200894, -73.855352 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 1178 ft/359 m
Optimistic: 1211 ft/369 m
Average: 1194 ft/364 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Big Slide Mountain
Prominence Parent: Mount Marcy
Island Parent: Mount Marcy
Ridgewalk Distance:3.71 mi/5.96 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionEssex
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Canadian Shield
Range4: Adirondack Mountains
Range5: Adirondack High Peaks
Range6: Northern High Peaks
Drainage BasinsLake Champlain
Richelieu
St. Lawrence
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Adirondack State Park
Wilderness/Special Area: High Peaks SWA
Topo MapKeene Valley    K44073b7    1:25,000


Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Cascade Mountain 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: Cascade Mountain40981178    
(Unnamed Col)3773   0.330.33
Porter Mountain4068295  0.420.75
(Ridge Junction)    0.31.05
KEY COL: Railroad Notch2920   1.062.11
LINE PARENT: Big Slide Mountain41991049  1.593.71
PROM PARENT: Mount Marcy53444914    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Marcy53444914    


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