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Payne Gap

Col Elevation: 3280- feet, 1000- meters

Key Col for:Mount Rogers  (5729 ft/1746 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3280 - 3240 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 29' 32'' N, 81° 41' 46'' W
36.492096, -81.696198 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 2449 ft/746 m
Optimistic: 2489 ft/759 m
Average: 2469 ft/753 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Grandfather Mountain
Prominence Parent: Roan High Knob
Island Parent: Roan High Knob
Ridgewalk Distance:60.62 mi/97.56 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
Tennessee
County/Second Level RegionAshe
Johnson
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Beech-Snake-Rich
Drainage Basins
New
Kanawha
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean


Watauga
South Fork Holston
Holston
Tennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Cherokee National Forest
Topo MapBaldwin Gap    O36081d6    1:24,000


Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Mount Rogers 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: Mount RogersUSA-VA57292449 New/South Fork Holston  
Deep Gap 4880  New/South Fork Holston0.820.82
Elk Garden RidgeUSA-VA496080 New/South Fork Holston0.211.03
Elk Garden 4480  New/South Fork Holston1.562.59
(Ridge Junction)    New/South Fork Holston0.312.9
Whitetop MountainUSA-VA55201040 New/South Fork Holston1.174.07
(Ridge Junction)    New/South Fork Holston2.886.96
Whitetop, VA 3600  New/South Fork Holston0.977.93
(Ridge Junction)    New/South Fork Holston3.5811.51
(Ridge Junction)    New/South Fork Holston0.2411.74
Stone MountainUSA-NC/TN49801380 New/South Fork Holston0.3512.09
(Ridge Junction)    New/South Fork Holston5.517.59
KEY COL: Payne Gap 3280  New/Watauga2.7420.33
(Ridge Junction)    New/Watauga10.3230.65
(Ridge Junction)    New/Watauga5.1235.77
Snake MountainUSA-NC55602240 New/Watauga0.2936.06
(Unnamed Col) 4440  New/Watauga0.7436.8
Rich Mountain BaldUSA-NC5372932 New/Watauga0.7837.59
(Unnamed Col) 5120  New/Watauga0.4738.06
Tater HillUSA-NC519474 New/Watauga0.338.36
Hodges Gap 3320  New/Watauga8.7647.12
Sandy FlatUSA-NC3840  New/Watauga5.2152.33
(Ridge Junction)   Appalachian Divide/South Blue RidgeCatawba/Watauga7.6860
(Ridge Junction)   Appalachian Divide/South Blue RidgeCatawba/Watauga0.160.11
LINE PARENT: Grandfather MountainUSA-NC59462426Appalachian Divide/South Blue RidgeCatawba/Watauga0.5160.62
PROM PARENT: Roan High KnobUSA-NC/TN62853485    
ISLAND PARENT: Roan High KnobUSA-NC/TN62853485    


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