Checkerboard Mesa, Utah

Prominence: 520 ft, 158 m

Elevation: 6520+ feet, 1987+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.78 mi, 1.26 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6520 - 6560 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 6523 ft / 1988 m
    (Range 6523 - 6563 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 12' 56'' N; 112° 52' 49'' W
37.215553, -112.880181 (Dec Deg)
333174E 4120441N Zone 12 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionKane

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2001-10 a by William Musser (Unsuccessful)
     2014-05-04 by jeff branin

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Famous commonly photograped sandstone formation. Without survey the next highest peak is difficult (they are all within a few feet of each other) The clearest higher near peak is USGS EL 6715 to the west with a highest saddle EL between of 5950 and 6005 depending on highest nearest peak used. Use COl=6000 for set point
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Checkerbaord Mesa is a landmark of Zion National Park. Photo by William Musser.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 520 ft/158 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 560 ft/170 m
  Key Col: 6000 ft/1829 m
Isolation0.78 mi/1.26 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Crazy Quilt West  (WSW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Colorado Plateau
Range4: Central Utah Plateaus
Range5: Markagunt Plateau-Zion
Drainage BasinsColorado
Gulf of California
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Zion National Park
Topo MapSpringdale East O37112b8 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the database by William Musser.
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