Key Col for Marks Knob

Col Elevation: 5920- feet, 1804- meters

Key Col for:Marks Knob  (6169 ft/1880 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5920 - 5880 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 41' 28'' N, 83° 14' 57'' W
35.691221, -83.249181 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 249 ft/76 m
Optimistic: 289 ft/88 m
Average: 269 ft/82 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Mount Yonaguska
Prominence Parent: Mount Guyot
Island Parent: Mount Guyot
Ridgewalk Distance:1.11 mi/1.79 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionSwain

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Great Smoky Mountains
Range5: Eastern Great Smoky Mountains
Drainage BasinsTuckasegee
Little Tennessee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Topo MapLuftee Knob    O35083f2    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Marks Knob 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: Marks Knob6169249    
(Unnamed Col)6040   0.460.46
Mount Hardison613494  0.230.69
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col)5920   0.20.89
LINE PARENT: Mount Yonaguska6178218  0.221.11
PROM PARENT: Mount Guyot66211581    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Guyot66211581    

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