Balanesti, Moldova

Prominence: 285 m, 935 ft

Elevation: 430 meters, 1411 feet

True Isolation: 58.21 km, 36.17 mi
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 13' 2'' N, 28° 4' 59'' E
47.217298, 28.083188 (Dec Deg)
582015 E 5229881 N, Zone 35 (UTM)
CountryMoldova (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceCentral (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Balanesti:
     Europe High Points - Inclusive Grab Bag (Rank #49)
     Europe UN Member High Points (Rank #38)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #37)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #37)
     Europe Country High Points (Rank #41)
     Europe Country Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #41)
     Most Isolated Peak of Europe Countries (Rank #46)
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #170)
     World Country High Points (Rank #203)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 41
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 40)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2012-08-28 by Lyngve Skrede
     2014-10-10 by Eric Gilbertson
     2016-07-22 by Matthias Fieles
     2017-03-04 by Lee Humphries
     2017-04-30 by Tom Milliard
     2018-08-20 by Martin Richardson (GPS Track)
     2019-10-27 by Stephan Jesinghaus
     2021-11-23 by Bill Hughes

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Using local transport to summit (2013-09-24). Photo by Lars Holme.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 285 m/935 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 285 m/935 ft
  Key Col: 145 m/476 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 58.21 km/36.17 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 47.0275, 27.3683
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Vârful Toaca  (WSW)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Eastern Europe Ranges
Range3: Ukrainian Plains
Drainage BasinsDniester
Black Sea
Sea of Marmara
Aegean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data
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Highest point in Moldova (2017-03-04). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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