Balsam High Top, North Carolina

Prominence: 240 ft, 73 m

Elevation: 5720+ feet, 1743+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.85 mi, 1.36 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5720 - 5760 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5720 ft / 1743 m
    (Range 5720 - 5760 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 39' 45'' N; 83° 11' 34'' W
35.662461, -83.192768 (Dec Deg)
301517E 3948726N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHaywood

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Lists that contain Balsam High Top:
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #56)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #63)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2009-05-16 by Jeff Rinehart
     2014-08-07 by Marvin Reeves

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 240 ft/73 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 320 ft/97 m
  Key Col: Laurel Gap    5480 ft/1670 m
Isolation0.85 mi/1.36 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Balsam Corner  (NE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Great Smoky Mountains
Range5: Eastern Great Smoky Mountains
Range6: Balsam Mountain
Drainage BasinsTuckasegee
Little Tennessee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Topo MapLuftee Knob O35083f2 1:24,000

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