Brier Knob, North Carolina/Tennessee

Prominence: 335 ft, 103 m

Elevation: 5215 feet, 1590 meters

True Isolation: 1.2 mi, 1.94 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5215 ft / 1590 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 34' 14'' N, 83° 40' 47'' W
35.57051, -83.679741 (Dec Deg)
257150 E 3939618 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionSwain

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Lists that contain Brier Knob:
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #151)
     Tennessee 4500-foot Peaks (Rank #28)
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #132)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 52
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 48)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1977-06 by Jack Magaw (GPS Track)
     2013-05-25 by Debbie Melita
     2015-07-04 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2021-03-07 by Brandon Girard
     2021-06-01 by Jason Newman
     2022-05-20 by Dwight Wolf

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 335 ft/103 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 375 ft/115 m
  Key Col: Beechnut Gap    4880 ft/1487 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.2 mi/1.94 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.5675, -83.7008
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Thunderhead Mountain  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Great Smoky Mountains
Range5: Western Great Smoky Mountains
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Little Tennessee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Topo MapThunderhead Mountain O35083e6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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