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Forked Ridge Knob, North Carolina


Prominence: 40 ft, 12 m

Elevation: 4560+ feet, 1390+ meters


Approx. Isolation: 1.18 mi, 1.9 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4560 - 4600 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4560 ft / 1390 m
    (Range 4560 - 4600 ft)
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 39' 59'' N; 82° 18' 28'' W
35.666366, -82.307887 (Dec Deg)
381625E 3947732N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionBuncombe
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     2014-05-03 by Tom Layton

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 40 ft/12 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 120 ft/36 m
  Key Col: 4520 ft/1378 m
Isolation1.18 mi/1.9 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Walker Knob  (ENE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: N NC Blue Ridge Crest
Drainage BasinsFrench Broad
Tennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapMontreat O35082f3 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Jeff Rinehart.



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