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King Benchmark, Washington


Prominence: 1160 ft, 354 m

Elevation: 1600+ feet, 488+ meters


Approx. Isolation: 7.93 mi, 12.76 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1600 - 1620 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 1604 ft / 489 m
    (Range 1604 - 1624 ft)
Alternate Name(s)Hi King; Hi-King
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 48' 56'' N; 121° 55' 25'' W
47.815418, -121.9237 (Dec Deg)
580573E 5296346N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWashington
County/Second Level RegionSnohomish
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     2009-03-25 by Eric Noel

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1160 ft/354 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1200 ft/366 m
  Key Col: 440 ft/134 m
Isolation7.93 mi/12.76 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Drunken Charlie Mountain  (ESE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: South Washington Cascades
Range5: Alpine Lakes Area
Range6: Index-Tolt Area
Drainage BasinsSnohomish
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapMonroe O47121g8 1:24,000



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