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Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M StateRange (Level 3)Isol-Km
1.Mount Washington18741917New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians1318.9
2.Mount Mitchell18562037North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains1913.5
3.Mount Marcy14981629New YorkCanadian Shield208.6
4.Clingmans Dome13732025Tennessee/North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains113.8
5.Katahdin13071606MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians254.8
6.Mount Mansfield11071339VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians83.6
7.Roan High Knob10631916North Carolina/TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains30.2
8.Huckleberry Knob10371695North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains47.3
9.Mount Lafayette10121597New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians27.9
10.Killington Peak10111291VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians90.6
11.Slide Mountain10001274New YorkAppalachian Plateaus219.5
12.Sugarloaf Mountain9651292MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians104.3
13.Whiteface Mountain9431483New YorkCanadian Shield25.6
14.Equinox Mountain9261170VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians17.8
15.Richland Balsam9181954North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains43.6
16.Jay Peak9061176VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians46.9
17.Giant Mountain9001410New YorkCanadian Shield10.2
18.Mount Moosilauke8941464New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians20.3
19.Bigelow Mountain8671263MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians12.9
20.Apple Orchard Mountain8611288VirginiaBlue Ridge Mountains54.2
21.Carter Dome8601473New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians8.7
22.Dorset Mountain8591146VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians17.5
23.Standing Indian8591676North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains52.2
24.Dix Mountain8501470New YorkCanadian Shield9.1
25.Spruce Knob8481482West VirginiaAppalachian Plateaus282.3
26.Old Speck8231268MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians33.2
27.Crabtree Bald8171622North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains18.7
28.Mount Cabot8111268New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians21.0
29.White Cap Mountain7941114MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians44.3
30.Big Bald7791681North Carolina/TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains25.7
 Coburn Mountain7611133MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians37.6
 Big Frog Mountain7561280TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains46.1

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List Description


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; combination of two lists compiled 2000 by Edward Earl, Andy Martin, Roy Schweiker, and Ron Tagliapietra.
  • List generation helped by Edward Earl's WinProm program.
  • Posts made to the Yahoo Prominence Group online forum.
  • Prominence values in this list may not agree 100% with sources, due to different interpretations of key col spot elevations and out-dated peak elevations in the PBC Database.


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