Hanging Rock, North Carolina

Prominence: 1000 ft, 305 m

Elevation: 5200+ feet, 1585+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 3.02 mi, 4.85 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5200 - 5240 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5200 ft / 1585 m
    (Range 5200 - 5240 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 9' 14'' N; 81° 49' 28'' W
36.153991, -81.824458 (Dec Deg)
425838E 4001343N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionAvery

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Lists that contain Hanging Rock:
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #132)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #151)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-09-16 by Dennis Stewart
     2012-02-18 by Tom Layton
     2013-07-05 by jeff branin
     2014-09-20 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1000 ft/305 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1080 ft/329 m
  Key Col: 4200 ft/1280 m
Isolation3.02 mi/4.85 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Grandfather Mountain  (SSE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Beech-Snake-Rich
Drainage BasinsWatauga
South Fork Holston
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapValle Crucis O36081b7 1:24,000

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