Elk Knob, North Carolina

Prominence: 1000 ft, 304 m

Elevation: 5520+ feet, 1682+ meters

True Isolation: 1.73 mi, 2.78 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5520 - 5560 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5520 ft / 1682 m
    (Range 5520 - 5560 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 19' 38'' N, 81° 40' 36'' W
36.327117, -81.676606 (Dec Deg)
439272 E 4020444 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionWatauga

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     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #80)
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007 by Tom Layton
     2010-10-10 by pat stout
     2011-08-06 by Tom Layton
     2011-09-04 by Tom Layton
     2011-09-14 by Dennis Stewart
     2013-06-29 by Tom Layton
     2014-04-20 by Vanessa Vevoda
     2014-06-29 by Tom Layton
     2014-11-22 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)
     2014-12-14 by Tom Layton
     2015-06-14 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2015-12-06 by Tom Layton
     2016-04-17 by Tom Layton
     2017-07-07 by Jim Haynor
     2017-09-30 by Tom Layton
     2017-10-08 by Justin P (GPS Track)
     2017-10-24 by Tom Layton

View ascents of peak by registered members (166 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1000 ft/304 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1080 ft/328 m
  Key Col: 4520 ft/1378 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.73 mi/2.78 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.3292, -81.7075
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Snake Mountain  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Beech-Snake-Rich
Drainage BasinsNew
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapZionville O36081c6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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