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Monte Sano Mountain, Alabama


Prominence: 440 ft, 134 m

Elevation: 1640+ feet, 500+ meters


True Isolation: 10.06 mi, 16.19 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1640 - 1660 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 1640 ft / 500 m
    (Range 1640 - 1660 ft)
SubpeaksLogan Point (1580 ft/482 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 44' 28'' N, 86° 30' 27'' W
34.740981, -86.50755 (Dec Deg)
545078 E 3844430 N, Zone 16 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlabama
County/Second Level RegionMadison
City/TownHuntsville
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 8
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 7)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-05-26 by William Musser

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All of the nearby mountians to the west that are as tall or taller than Mounte Sano seem to plateau with peak elevations at 1,600 to 1,640 making the next nearest tallest neighbor hard to determine. It appears that Bice Mountain NE of Mounte Sano excedes 1,700 feet. At the cloest place see Potato Knob on Nance Mountain. Thus Berry Mountain, has the highest peak between Bice/Potato and Mounte Sano at 1,200 feet (call that the col)
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 440 ft/134 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 460 ft/140 m
  Key Col: 1200 ft/366 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 10.06 mi/16.19 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 34.7858, -86.3392
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Johnson Top  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Cumberland Plateau
Range5: Southern Cumberland Plateau
Drainage BasinsTennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Monte Sano State Park
Topo MapHuntsville O34086f5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by William Musser.



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