Big Bald, North Carolina

Prominence: 1147 ft, 350 m

Elevation: 5307 feet, 1618 meters

Approx. Isolation: 4.74 mi, 7.62 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5307 ft / 1618 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 59' 17'' N; 82° 3' 33'' W
35.987957, -82.059199 (Dec Deg)
404521E 3983131N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionAvery

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     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #116)
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-11-14 by Robert Freed
     2013-06-27 by Dave Dunham
     2014-11-30 by Bruce Hicks

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1147 ft/350 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1187 ft/362 m
  Key Col: 4160 ft/1268 m
Isolation4.74 mi/7.62 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Hawk Mountain  (NNW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
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 MapSpruce Pine O35082h1 1:24,000

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