Hector Backbone, New York

Prominence: 70 ft, 21 m

Elevation: 1860+ feet, 567+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 3 mi, 4.83 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1860 - 1880 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 1859 ft / 567 m
    (Range 1859 - 1879 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 30' 56'' N, 76° 47' 55'' W
42.515439, -76.798538 (Dec Deg)
352255 E 4708575 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionSchuyler

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     2010-05-15 by Michael Schwartz

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This is the Finger Lakes National Forest highpoint. Running along Hector Backbone are four areas of 1860+ elevation, but the northernmost area is the most interesting. Two of the three to the south have some vertical relief, but the tiny SE area has almost none.
WGS-84 coordinates for the three southern areas:
Central area: 42.50330 76.79070
SW area: 42.49821 76.79066
SE area: 42.49829 76.78815
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 70 ft/21 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 100 ft/30 m
  Key Col: 1790 ft/546 m
Isolation3 mi/4.83 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Burnt Hill  (S)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Plateau
Range5: Finger Lakes
Drainage BasinsLake Ontario
St. Lawrence
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests
Topo MapLodi O42076e7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Michael Schwartz.

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