Nelson Range High Point, California

Prominence: 1656 ft, 505 m

Elevation: 7696 feet, 2346 meters

Approx. Isolation: 5.89 mi, 9.48 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 7700 ft / 2347 m
Alternate Name(s)Galena Benchmark
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 33' 24'' N; 117° 39' 21'' W
36.556531, -117.655947 (Dec Deg)
441299E 4045879N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2013-01-05 by Kathy Wing
     2013-05-04 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2014-05-04 by Kay Komuro (GPS Track)
     2014-11-10 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2015-12-29 by Adam Walker
     2016-03-04 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (52 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1656 ft/505 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1696 ft/517 m
  Key Col: 6040 ft/1841 m
Isolation5.89 mi/9.48 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Conglomerate Mesa  (SW)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Inyo Mountains
Drainage BasinsGreat Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Death Valley National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Death Valley Wilderness Area
Topo MapNelson Range O36117e6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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