Black Mountain, North Carolina

Prominence: 314 ft, 96 m

Elevation: 3914 feet, 1193 meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.86 mi, 1.38 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 3914 ft / 1193 m
Alternate Name(s)Yellow Benchmark; Laurel Ridge
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 24' 11'' N; 82° 41' 13'' W
35.403066, -82.68706 (Dec Deg)
346804E 3919050N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHenderson

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1995-09 f by William Musser

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USGS named peak at EL 3914 BM as part of Laurel Mountain at intersection with Laurel Ridge in Henderson County
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 314 ft/96 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 354 ft/108 m
  Key Col: Rich Gap    3600 ft/1097 m
Isolation0.86 mi/1.38 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Rich Gap Mountain  (WNW)
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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