Telescope Hill, New York

Prominence: 274 ft, 84 m

Elevation: 334 feet, 102 meters

True Isolation: 16.71 mi, 26.88 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 50' 42'' N, 73° 1' 58'' W
40.845019, -73.032665 (Dec Deg)
665848 E 4523416 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionSuffolk

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Ascent Info

No ascents/attempts of this peak logged yet.

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2013-12-08 by Anthony Olivari

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Slightly higher than 331' Bald Hill located 0.8 miles to the east. There was a fire tower here from 1918 to 1959, which reported not only fires but also three Nazi U-boats during the course of WWII. Today Telescope Hill is home to several radio facilities, including the antenna that broadcasts Long Island's WALK-FM station.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 274 ft/84 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 274 ft/84 m
  Key Col: 60 ft/18 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 16.71 mi/26.88 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 40.8167, -73.3492
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Beverly Hill  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: Mid-Atlantic Highlands
Range5: Northeast Islands/Cape Cod
Drainage BasinsAtlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
IslandLong Island
Topo MapPatchogue O40073g1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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