Veigh Benchmark, Washington

Prominence: 369 ft, 113 m

Elevation: 390+ feet, 119+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 3.17 mi, 5.1 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 390 - 395 ft
    (5-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 394 ft / 120 m
    (Range 394 - 399 ft)
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 34' 2'' N; 122° 13' 14'' W
47.567133, -122.220417 (Dec Deg)
558638E 5268485N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionKing
City/TownMercer Island

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2009-07-28 by Eric Noel
     2011-01-13 by Ryan Courtney
     2012-03-10 by Noel Howe
     2013-12-11 by Tim Hagan (GPS Track)
     2014-10-25 by Andrew Rankine

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This is the highest point on Mercer Island, an island in Lake Washington just east of Seattle. The high point appears to be a grassy knoll in Rotary Park, just north of some large, low water towers.

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 369 ft/113 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 374 ft/114 m
  Key Col: Lake Washington    21 ft/6 m
Isolation3.17 mi/5.1 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Somerset Hill  (E)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: South Washington Cascades
Range5: Alpine Lakes Area
Range6: Seattle-Everett Area
Drainage BasinsLake Washington
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
IslandMercer Island (Highest Point)
Topo MapBellevue South K47122e1 1:25,000
Route #1 Paved Road
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR

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