Rocky Top, North Carolina/Tennessee

Prominence: 41 ft, 12 m

Elevation: 5441 feet, 1658 meters

True Isolation: 0.29 mi, 0.46 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5441 ft / 1658 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 33' 51'' N, 83° 42' 50'' W
35.564049, -83.713971 (Dec Deg)
254027 E 3938987 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionSwain

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     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1977-06 by Jack Magaw (GPS Track)
     2003-04-16 by Alan Beck
     2006-05-13 by Brian Stansberry
     2012-06-07 by Mike Gourley (GPS Track)
     2013-05-25 by Debbie Melita
     2016-03-18 by Johnny Osborne

View ascents of peak by registered members (62 total)

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The University of Tennessee fight song "Rocky Top" was written about this minor subpeak of Thunderhead Mountain. The Appalachian Trail crosses the summit.

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 41 ft/12 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 81 ft/24 m
  Key Col: 5400 ft/1646 m
Isolation0.29 mi/0.46 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Thunderhead Mountain  (NE)
Isolation Limit Point: 35° 34' 0'' N, 83° 42' 36'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Great Smoky Mountains
Range5: Western Great Smoky Mountains
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Little Tennessee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Topo MapThunderhead Mountain O35083e6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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