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Key Col for Backbone Fire Tower

Col Elevation: 3060- feet, 933- meters

Key Col for:Backbone Fire Tower  (3252 ft/991 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3060 - 3040 ft
    (20-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 15' 44'' N, 79° 27' 33'' W
39.262225, -79.459032 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 192 ft/58 m
Optimistic: 212 ft/65 m
Average: 202 ft/62 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Backbone Mountain
Ridgewalk Distance:4.1 mi/6.6 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMaryland
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Northern Allegheny Mountains
Range6: Backbone Mountain
Ridges/DividesAppalachian Divide
Drainage Basins
Potomac
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Topo MapTable Rock    O39079c4    1:24,000


Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Backbone Fire Tower to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Backbone Fire Tower3252192Appalachian DivideMonongahela/Potomac  
(Unnamed Col)3160 Appalachian DivideMonongahela/Potomac1.141.14
Roth Rock322060Appalachian DivideMonongahela/Potomac0.371.51
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col)3060 Appalachian DivideMonongahela/Potomac0.321.83
LINE PARENT: Backbone Mountain336080Appalachian DivideMonongahela/Potomac2.274.1
PROM PARENT:  (Unnamed Col)      


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