Tropic of Cancer High Point, Taiwan

Prominence: 0 m, 0 ft

Elevation: 3640+ meters, 11,942+ feet

Approx. Isolation: 0 km, 0 mi
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3640 - 3660 m
    (20-meter closed contour)
Peak TypeSlope Point, subsidiary to Yushan
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)23° 26' 12'' N, 120° 57' 35'' E
23.436794, 120.959761 (Dec Deg)
291562 E 2593351 N, Zone 51 (UTM)

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This point's location is approximate, since the Tropic of Cancer is shifting 15 meters to the south every year. It is located only 3.7 km south of a very famous and prominent peak, Yu Shan, the Taiwan high point. If the Taiwanese National Park authorities are OK with it, a hike south from the summit to this point might be feasible.

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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 0 m/0 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 40 m/130 ft
  Line Parent: Yushan
  Key Col: 3640 m/11,942 ft
IsolationNearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Tropic of Cancer High Point  (NE)
RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: East China
Range3: Taiwan
Range4: Yushan Range
Drainage BasinsTaiwan Strait
South China Sea
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Yushan National Park
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Adam Helman.

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