Key Col for Plott Balsam Mountain

Col Elevation: 5720- feet, 1743- meters

Key Col for:Plott Balsam Mountain  (6088 ft/1856 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5720 - 5680 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 28' 25'' N, 83° 5' 45'' W
35.473508, -83.095751 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 368 ft/113 m
Optimistic: 408 ft/124 m
Average: 388 ft/118 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Mount Lyn Lowry
Prominence Parent: Waterrock Knob
Island Parent: Waterrock Knob
Ridgewalk Distance:1.82 mi/2.93 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHaywood

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Central Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Plott Balsams
Drainage BasinsPigeon
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapHazelwood    O35083d1    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Plott Balsam 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 PointElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Plott Balsam Mountain6088368    
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col)5720   0.660.66
Oldfield Top58000  0.170.83
(Unnamed Col)5800   0.160.99
(Ridge Junction)    0.751.73
LINE PARENT: Mount Lyn Lowry6240360 Pigeon/Tuckasegee0.091.82
PROM PARENT: Waterrock Knob62921947    
ISLAND PARENT: Waterrock Knob62921947    

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