Chimney Rock, North Carolina

Prominence: 40 ft, 13 m

Elevation: 2400+ feet, 732+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 1.94 mi, 3.12 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2400 - 2440 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 25' 57'' N; 82° 15' 1'' W
35.432562, -82.250261 (Dec Deg)
386512E 3921732N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionRutherford
City/TownLake Lure

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1990-04 by Tom Layton
     2000-06-22 by Adam Kanipe
     2004-10-12 by Mike Gourley
     2011-09-07 by Dennis Stewart
     2013-06-25 by Paul Blanchette

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top of chimney rock (2016-07-05). Photo by Rian Laub.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 40 ft/13 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 120 ft/37 m
  Key Col: 2360 ft/719 m
Isolation1.94 mi/3.12 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cedar Knob  (N)
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: South NC Blue Ridge Crest
Drainage BasinsSantee
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapBat Cave O35082d3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Rickey Shortt.
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