The Needles, California

Prominence: 454 ft, 139 m

Elevation: 8254 feet, 2516 meters

Approx. Isolation: 1.31 mi, 2.1 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8258 ft / 2517 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 6' 34'' N; 118° 29' 5'' W
36.109483, -118.484686 (Dec Deg)
366369E 3997112N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionTulare

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1999-06-24 by Frederick Johnson
     2014-09-20 by Rick Peterson
     2015-09-03 by Sean Phillips

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 454 ft/139 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 494 ft/151 m
  Key Col: 7800 ft/2377 m
Isolation1.31 mi/2.1 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
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Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Southwest Sequioa Area
Drainage BasinsKern
Buena Vista Lake Bed
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Sequoia National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Giant Sequoia NM
Topo MapDurrwood Creek O36118a4 1:24,000

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