Quirauk Mountain, Maryland

Prominence: 1460 ft, 445 m

Elevation: 2140+ feet, 652+ meters

True Isolation: 26.72 mi, 43 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2140 - 2160 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 2139 ft / 652 m
    (Range 2139 - 2159 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 41' 48'' N; 77° 30' 45'' W
39.696614, -77.512613 (Dec Deg)
284565E 4397103N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionWashington (Highest Point)

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     Weather for Quirauk Mountain at Trip Report for Washington, MD by Michael Schwartz Trip Report for Washington, MD by Blake Bowers Trip Report for Washington, MD by Charlie Zerphey Trip Report for Washington, MD by Charlie Zerphey Trip Report for Washington, MD by John Hasch Trip Report for Washington, MD by Thomas Harper Trip Report for Washington, MD by Scott Surgent

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Lists that contain Quirauk Mountain:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #577)
     Mid-Atlantic CoHPs (Rank #65)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #124)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #169)
     Maryland County High Points (Rank #3)
     Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #29)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #70)
     Mid-Atlantic with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #15)
     The USA Second Lap List (Rank #33)
     Northeast U.S. Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #35)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-04-17 by John Hasch
     2008-04-26 by Jason Potkay (Unsuccessful)
     2008-05-13 by Scott Surgent
     2008-05-17 by Jason Potkay
     2009-10-09 by Ed Wandall
     2011-01-09 by James Barlow
     2013-06-13 by Jean Andr√© Laverdure (GPS Track)
     2014-05-10 by Ben Lostracco
     2015-02-19 by Alan Bernier
     2015-12-12 by PJ Anderer
     2016-03-25 by John Wiley

View ascents of peak by registered members (37 total)

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Quirauk Benchmark (2015-12-12). Photo by PJ Anderer.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1460 ft/445 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1500 ft/457 m
  Key Col: 680 ft/207 m
Isolation26.72 mi/43 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Clarks Knob  (NNW)
Isolation Limit Point: 40° 1' 34'' N; 77° 46' 36'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Northern Blue Ridge
Range5: South Mountain-Catoctin (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsPotomac
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapSmithsburg O39077f5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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