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Wade Mountain, Alabama


Prominence: 670 ft, 204 m

Elevation: 1540+ feet, 469+ meters


Approx. Isolation: 7.54 mi, 12.14 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1540 - 1550 ft
    (10-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 1540 ft / 469 m
    (Range 1540 - 1550 ft)
Alternate Name(s)Smithers Benchmark
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 48' 59'' N; 86° 36' 59'' W
34.816374, -86.61634 (Dec Deg)
535088E 3852747N Zone 16 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlabama
County/Second Level RegionMadison
City/TownHuntsville
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     2011-01-06 by William Musser

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Wade Mountain is at roughly 1500 with a BM called Smithers. The nearst tallest neighbor is Monte Sano to the SW at over 1500 feet but the full prominence is disturbed by the saddle on the straight line between Wade Mountain and adjacent Smithers Mountain which has a saddle at 870. The base elevation around most of Wade Mountain is around 800. Trails to hike within the Wade Mountain Preserve go to top.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 670 ft/204 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 680 ft/207 m
  Key Col: 870 ft/265 m
Isolation7.54 mi/12.14 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Logan Point  (SE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Cumberland Plateau
Range5: Southern Cumberland Plateau
Drainage BasinsTennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapMeridianville O34086g5 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by William Musser.



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