Bowen Gap

Col Elevation: 2240- feet, 683- meters

Key Col for:Black Mountain  (4139 ft/1262 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2240 - 2200 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 2' 26'' N, 82° 4' 57'' W
37.040551, -82.082581 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 1899 ft/579 m
Optimistic: 1939 ft/591 m
Average: 1919 ft/585 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Short Mountain
Ridgewalk Distance:162.59 mi/261.66 km
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionBuchanan

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Cumberland Mountains
Range5: Northern Cumberland Mountains
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Topo MapBig A Mountain    O37082a1    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Black Mountain 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 PointLocationElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Black MountainUSA-KY41391899    
(Unnamed Col) 3880   0.780.78
(Ridge Junction)     0.441.22
(Ridge Junction)    Cumberland/Clinch5.847.05
Black Mountain-Northeast High PeakUSA-KY/VA3720280 Cumberland/Clinch12.8819.93
(Ridge Junction)    Ohio/Clinch1.7321.66
(Ridge Junction)    Ohio/Clinch34.9356.59
(Ridge Junction)    Ohio/Clinch4.9861.58
(Ridge Junction)    Ohio/Clinch7.669.17
(Ridge Junction)    Ohio/Clinch5.1574.32
(Ridge Junction)    Ohio/Clinch4.8879.2
(Ridge Junction)    Ohio/Clinch3.9183.11
KEY COL: Bowen Gap 2240  Ohio/Clinch5.8588.96
(Ridge Junction)    Ohio/Clinch19.04108
(Ridge Junction)    Ohio/Clinch15.26123.25
(Ridge Junction)    Ohio/Clinch5.72128.98
(Ridge Junction)    Ohio/Clinch22.56151.53
(Unnamed Col) 3960  New/Clinch10.86162.39
LINE PARENT: Short MountainUSA-VA4200240 New/Clinch0.2162.59
PROM PARENT:  (Unnamed Col)       

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