Big Yellow Mountain, North Carolina

Prominence: 160 ft, 49 m

Elevation: 5440+ feet, 1658+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 2.12 mi, 3.41 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5440 - 5480 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5440 ft / 1658 m
    (Range 5440 - 5480 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 6' 45'' N; 82° 1' 41'' W
36.112563, -82.02809 (Dec Deg)
407471E 3996923N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionAvery

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     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #97)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #108)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2015-06-13 by Tom Layton

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Panoramic view at the summit of Big Yellow Mtn (2016-04-09). Photo by Jonathan Blackwell.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 160 ft/49 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 240 ft/73 m
  Key Col: 5280 ft/1609 m
Isolation2.12 mi/3.41 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Hump Mountain  (NNE)
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: Roan-Unaka Mountains
Drainage BasinsNolichucky
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapCarvers Gap O36082a1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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