Cape Henlopen Great Dune, Delaware

Prominence: 60 ft, 18 m

Elevation: 70+ feet, 21+ meters

True Isolation: 29.9 mi, 48.11 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 70 - 75 ft
    (5-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 69 ft / 21 m
    (Range 69 - 74 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 46' 36'' N, 75° 5' 14'' W
38.776727, -75.087315 (Dec Deg)
492416 E 4292004 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSussex

Search Engines - search the web for "Cape Henlopen Great Dune":
     Wikipedia Search
     Microsoft Bing Search
     Google Search
     Yahoo Search

Weather and Snow
     National Weather Service Forecast
     NOAA Snow Depth Map

Lists that contain Cape Henlopen Great Dune:
     EPIC List - States of the USA (Rank #95)
     Most Isolated Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #47)
     Northeast U.S. Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #24)
     Mid-Atlantic Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #11)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 51
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 49)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2008-03-02 by Ed Wandall
     2012-12-08 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2015-10-11 by PJ Anderer (GPS Track)
     2018-06-07 by Josh Carlson
     2019-03-25 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2019-10-06 by Dave Covill
     2022-01-23 by John Moore

Nearby Peak Searches:
     Radius Search - Nearest Peaks to Cape Henlopen Great Dune
     Elevation Ladder from Cape Henlopen Great Dune
     Prominence Ladder from Cape Henlopen Great Dune

LIDAR data shows this dune reaches 80 feet, but the top has old bunkers that are man-made. So the elevation of the natural ground is listed here as 70 feet to account for this.
Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Delaware's EPICally awesome Isolation atop Cape Henlopen Great Dune (2017-05-14).
Click here for larger-size photo.
   Edit Photo Info
Web Map LinksPeakfinder Panorama
GeoHack Links   CalTopo   MyTopo   Bing Maps
Google Maps   Open Street Map
ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 60 ft/18 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 70 ft/20 m
  Line Parent: Iron Hill
  Key Col: Lewes-Rehoboth Canal    10 ft/3 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 29.9 mi/48.11 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.455618, -75.458375
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sussex County High Point  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Piedmont-Southeast Coast
Range4: Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain
Range5: Delmarva
Drainage BasinsAtlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapCape Henlopen O38075g1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
Dynamic Map

 Cape Henlopen Great Dune   ( Key Col)    Other Peaks
Click Here for a Full Screen Map

This page has been served 6395 times since 2004-11-01.

Copyright © 1987-2023 by All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service