Third Needle, California

Prominence: 0 ft, 0 m

Elevation: 14,108+ feet, 4300+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.09 mi, 0.15 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4300 - 4320 m
    (20-meter closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 14,114 ft / 4302 m
    (Range 4302 - 4322 m)
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to Mount Whitney
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 34' 24'' N; 118° 17' 23'' W
36.573359, -118.28985 (Dec Deg)
384593E 4048319N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2004-09-17 by Robbie Mize
     2007-09-15 by Robbie Mize

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 0 ft/0 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 130 ft/40 m
  Line Parent: Crooks Peak
  Key Col: 14,108 ft/4300 m
Isolation0.09 mi/0.15 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Crooks Peak  (NNW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mount Whitney Group
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Sierra Nevada Crest
Drainage Basins
Buena Vista Lake Bed
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Owens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Sequoia National Park/Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness Area/John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Whitney O36118e3 1:24,000

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