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Coxcomb Hill, Oregon


Prominence: 145 ft, 44 m

Elevation: 595 feet, 181 meters


Approx. Isolation: 7.68 mi, 12.35 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 598 ft / 182 m
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 10' 53'' N; 123° 49' 3'' W
46.18144, -123.817567 (Dec Deg)
436901E 5114532N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceOregon
County/Second Level RegionClatsop
City/TownAstoria
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The 125-foot (38 m)-tall column stands atop 600-foot (180 m)-tall Coxcomb Hill and includes an interior spiral staircase that leads to an observation deck at the top.<1> The spiral sgrafitto frieze on the exterior of the structure is almost seven feet wide, and 525 feet (160 m) long.<1> Painted by Electus D. Litchfield and Attilio Pusterla, the mural shows 14 significant events in the early history of Oregon with a focus on Astoria's role including Captain Gray's discovery of the Columbia River in 1792 and the Lewis & Clark Expedition.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 145 ft/44 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 195 ft/59 m
  Key Col: 450 ft/137 m
Isolation7.68 mi/12.35 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Long Ridge  (S)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Northwest U.S. Coast Ranges
Range4: Oregon Coast Range
Range5: North Oregon Coast Range
Drainage BasinsColumbia
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapAstoria O46123b7 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Laura Newman.



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