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Beech Mountain, North Carolina


Prominence: 1440 ft, 439 m

Elevation: 5480+ feet, 1670+ meters


Approx. Isolation: 6.35 mi, 10.22 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5480 - 5520 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5480 ft / 1670 m
    (Range 5480 - 5520 ft)
Highest SummitPinnacles of the Beech
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 11' 3'' N; 81° 52' 54'' W
36.184033, -81.881654 (Dec Deg)
420723E 4004721N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionAvery
City/TownBeech Mountain
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Lists that contain Beech Mountain:
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #89)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #99)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-04-15 by Tom Layton
     2011-09-17 by Shannon Dillmore
     2014-07-02 by jeff branin (Unsuccessful)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1440 ft/439 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1520 ft/463 m
  Key Col: Linville Gap    4040 ft/1231 m
Isolation6.35 mi/10.22 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Grandfather Mountain  (SE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Beech-Snake-Rich
Drainage BasinsWatauga
South Fork Holston
Holston
Tennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapElk Park O36081b8 1:24,000



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