Buurgplaatz, Luxembourg

Prominence: 14 m, 46 ft

Elevation: 559 meters, 1834 feet

Approx. Isolation: 1.08 km, 0.67 mi
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)50° 9' 43'' N; 6° 1' 25'' E
50.16196, 6.02365 (Dec Deg)
287428E 5560880N Zone 32 (UTM)
County/Second Level RegionClervaux

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     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters-Outside USA (Rank #48)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2006-08-25 by Norbert Schaefer
     2009-09-27 by Julian Westcott
     2010-04-20 by Lee Newton
     2011-06-27 by Andrew Rankine

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The summit of Buurgplaatz, arguably the highest peak in Luxembourg. Its rival to the illustrious claim, Kneiff, lies 0.5 km away along route 7 (2011-06-27). Photo by Andrew Rankine.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 14 m/46 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 14 m/46 ft
  Key Col: 545 m/1788 ft
Isolation1.08 km/0.67 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Kneiff  (ESE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Northwest Europe
Range3: North France-West Rhine Area
Range4: Ardennes
Range5: Southern Ardennes
Drainage BasinsRhine
North Sea
Atlantic Ocean
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Other Photos

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The signpost at the historic highpoint of Luxembourg. It previously stood in front of the tower but seems to have been knocked over (driven into?); I picked it up and leant it against an adjacent building (2014-08-16). Photo by Peter Stone.
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