Hanging Rock, North Carolina

Prominence: 340 ft, 103 m

Elevation: 2160+ feet, 658+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 1.51 mi, 2.43 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2160 - 2180 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 2159 ft / 658 m
    (Range 2159 - 2179 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 23' 45'' N; 80° 15' 22'' W
36.39597, -80.256127 (Dec Deg)
566707E 4028126N Zone 17 (UTM)
This peak has 1 other candidate high point areas:
AreaElevationMap NameMap View
Main Summit2160(+20)Hanging Rock
Northeast Contour2160(+20)Hanging Rock
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionStokes

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-12-23 by Tom Layton
     2012-07-28 by Jim Brewster
     2015-01-31 by Patrick Lynch
     2015-06-13 by Tomoko Nakajima

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Great views from dramatic clifftops; the old trail had a fun scramble up the southwest side but the new trail now circles around to avoid this.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 340 ft/103 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 380 ft/115 m
  Line Parent: Cooks Wall
  Key Col: 1820 ft/555 m
Isolation1.51 mi/2.43 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Moores Knob  (W)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Piedmont-Southeast Coast
Range4: Piedmont
Range5: Eastern Carolina Piedmont
Drainage BasinsRoanoke
Pamlico Sound
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Hanging Rock State Park
Topo MapHanging Rock O36080d3 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the database by Rickey Shortt.

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