Rich Gap Mountain, North Carolina

Prominence: 160 ft, 48 m

Elevation: 4040+ feet, 1231+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.87 mi, 1.4 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4040 - 4080 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4040 ft / 1231 m
    (Range 4040 - 4080 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 24' 27'' N; 82° 42' 5'' W
35.407411, -82.701277 (Dec Deg)
345522E 3919554N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHenderson

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Another small USGS named mountain along the Laurel Mountain Trail and in Pisgah Game Land. This is another ridge peak that has likely no more than 50 feet of prominence so not worth calculating
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 160 ft/48 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 240 ft/72 m
  Key Col: 3880 ft/1183 m
Isolation0.87 mi/1.4 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Johnson Knob  (W)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Central Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Great Balsam Mountains
Drainage BasinsFrench Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapDunsmore Mountain O35082d6 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the database by William Musser.

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