Hickory Knob, North Carolina

Prominence: 960 ft, 292 m

Elevation: 2560+ feet, 780+ meters

True Isolation: 10.18 mi, 16.38 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2560 - 2580 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 2560 ft / 780 m
    (Range 2560 - 2580 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 59' 48'' N, 81° 19' 42'' W
35.996551, -81.328384 (Dec Deg)
470402 E 3983616 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionAlexander (Highest Point)

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     Hickory Knob at Trip Report for Alexander, NC by Peter Barr Trip Report for Alexander, NC by Brian Bockhahn Trip Report for Alexander, NC by Bob Packard

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Lists that contain Hickory Knob:
     North Carolina County High Points (Rank #27)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #192)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-11-28 by Tom Layton

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 960 ft/292 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1000 ft/304 m
  Key Col: Russell Gap    1600 ft/488 m
Isolation10.18 mi/16.38 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Pores Knob  (ENE)
Isolation Limit Point: 36° 2' 48'' N, 81° 9' 27'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Piedmont-Southeast Coast
Range4: Piedmont
Range5: Eastern Carolina Piedmont
Range6: Brushy Mountains
Drainage BasinsCatawba
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapEllendale O35081h3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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