Three Dunes, North Carolina

Prominence: 50 ft, 15 m

Elevation: 59 feet, 18 meters

True Isolation: 11.05 mi, 17.78 km
Highest SummitMiddle Dune
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 18' 23'' N, 75° 48' 39'' W
36.306345, -75.810705 (Dec Deg)
427216 E 4018232 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionCurrituck (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Three Dunes:
     Island CoHPs (Rank #23)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #635)
     Atlantic Coast CoHPs (Rank #64)
     North Carolina County High Points (Rank #91)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #1290)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 14
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 12)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2017-04-01 by Tom Layton
     2018-09-02 by Henry Pharr
     2020-11-27 by Steven Fishback
     2020-12-10 by John Moore
     2021-09-14 by Andy Hatzos (GPS Track)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Currituck County GIS indicates this spot in Three Dunes is the county high-point at 52 feet. That's 10 feet higher than what's left of Luark Hill. Contours are coded blue for 20 ft, red for 4 ft, and gold for 2 ft (2017-04-01). Photo by Tom Layton.
Click here for larger-size photo.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 50 ft/15 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 50 ft/15 m
  Key Col: 9 ft/3 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 11.05 mi/17.78 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.154333, -75.748283
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Duck Benchmark  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Piedmont-Southeast Coast
Range4: Piedmont
Range5: Eastern Carolina Piedmont
Range6: Outer Banks
Drainage BasinsPamlico Sound
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapMossey Islands O36075c7 1:24,000
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR
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