North Preston Hill, Connecticut

Prominence: 880 ft, 268 m

Elevation: 1450+ feet, 442+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 6.42 mi, 10.32 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1450 - 1460 ft
    (10-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 1449 ft / 442 m
    (Range 1449 - 1459 ft)
Alternate Name(s)Chapel Pond West
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 43' 16'' N; 73° 30' 46'' W
41.720988, -73.512779 (Dec Deg)
623706E 4619867N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionLitchfield

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Lists that contain North Preston Hill:
     Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #38)
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-08-13 by Michael Schwartz
     2011-06-19 by Ben Lostracco
     2011-08-24 by Edward Earl
     2011-12-29 by Chris Gilsdorf
     2012-04-27 by Jean Andr√© Laverdure
     2012-09-25 by David Darby (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (10 total)

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"North Preston Hill", if it wins its height rivalry with Preston Hill in New York State, is the most prominent point in Connecticut. Since the 1450-foot contour on North Preston Hill is larger than the tiny one on Preston Hill, this site assumes that it is higher than its neighbor and wins the 880 feet of prominence for its massif.

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 880 ft/268 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 900 ft/274 m
  Key Col: 570 ft/174 m
Isolation6.42 mi/10.32 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Ellsworth Hill  (NNE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: Taconic Range
Range5: Southern Taconic Range
Drainage BasinsHousatonic
Long Island Sound
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapDover Plains O41073f5 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the database by Edward Earl.

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