Clear Fork Butte, Oregon
Prominence: 520 ft, 158 m
Elevation: 4200+ feet, 1280+ meters
True Isolation: 1.17 mi, 1.88 km
Elevation range: 4200 - 4240 ft
(40-foot closed contour)
: 4204 ft / 1281 m
(Range 4204 - 4244 ft)
45° 24' 55'' N, 121° 51' 25'' W
45.415323, -121.856918 (Dec Deg)
589439 E 5029725 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
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It is possible, though unlikely, that Sugarloaf Mountain
to the southwest is actually higher than Clear Fork Butte
, which would result in CFB only having a clean prominence of 240'.
I believe CFB is higher than SM for the following reasons:
(1) SM has a marked height of 4202', whereas CFB could range from 4200' to 4240'. 95% of that range is greater than SM's marked height.
(2) The 4200' contour interval at CFB's summit is much larger than the corresponding interval at SM's summit, giving it a larger area in which to increase in elevation.
(3) The spacing between contour intervals leading up to SM's summit is generally much wider than those leading up to CFB's summit, implying that the terrain within CFB's 4200' contour interval is steeper than that inside SM's corresponding interval.
Clear Fork Butte
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(Detailed prominence information)
: 520 ft/158 m
: 600 ft/182 m
Blazed Alder Butte
: 3680 ft/1122 m
(Detailed isolation information)
Distance: 1.17 mi/1.88 km
Isolation Limit Point
: 45.4258, -121.8758
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Mount Hood Area
Land: Mount Hood National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Bull Run Watershed Management Unit OCD
Bull Run Lake O45121d7 1:24,000
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