Black Mountain Gap

Col Elevation: 5200- feet, 1585- meters

Key Col for:The Pinnacle  (5665 ft/1727 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5200 - 5160 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 43' 5'' N, 82° 16' 47'' W
35.718057, -82.27975 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 465 ft/142 m
Optimistic: 505 ft/154 m
Average: 485 ft/148 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Potato Knob
Prominence Parent: Mount Mitchell
Island Parent: Mount Mitchell
Ridgewalk Distance:2.13 mi/3.44 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionBuncombe

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RangesContinent: North America / North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains / Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains / Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front / Central Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: N NC Blue Ridge Crest / Black Mountains
Drainage Basins
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapMontreat    O35082f3    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from The Pinnacle 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: The Pinnacle5665465 French Broad/Nolichucky  
(Unnamed Col)5240  French Broad/Nolichucky0.550.55
Bald Knob5400160 French Broad/Nolichucky0.20.75
KEY COL: Black Mountain Gap5200  French Broad/Nolichucky0.31.05
LINE PARENT: Potato Knob640040 French Broad/Nolichucky1.092.13
PROM PARENT: Mount Mitchell66846089    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Mitchell66846089    

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