Peakbagger.com

Signal Hill, U.S. Virgin Islands


Prominence: 125 m, 409 ft

Elevation: 451+ meters, 1480+ feet


True Isolation: 2.55 km, 1.59 mi
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1480 - 1520 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Mountain Top
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)18° 21' 19'' N, 64° 56' 48'' W
18.355228, -64.946687 (Dec Deg)
294303 E 2030588 N, Zone 20 (UTM)
CountryU.S. Virgin Islands
State/ProvinceSaint Thomas
Links

Search Engines - search the web for "Signal Hill":
     Wikipedia Search
     Microsoft Bing Search
     Google Search
     Yahoo Search

Other Web Sites
     Mountain Top at ListsOfJohn.com

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 11
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 10)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2013-10-25 by William Musser
     2013-11-13 by Dave Dunham
     2018-01-28 by Duncan Lennon
     2019-10-06 by Jason Clark

Nearby Peak Searches:
     Radius Search - Nearest Peaks to Signal Hill
     Elevation Ladder from Signal Hill
     Prominence Ladder from Signal Hill

Much of the tourist propoganda on St. Thomas claims "Mountain Top" to be the island highpoint and in some literature it calls it "St Peter Mountain" after the settlement area there but the USGS map calls the peak Signal Hill. It is part of the overall central ridge of the island but the USGS map cleary surveyed and established Crown Mountian as the high point of the island. This tourist destination, however, is where the cruise ships take you and there are really great views from the platform above. The towers nearby appear to be on the highest ground but the contours make it hard to verify without GPS. Placed the target between towers not remembering which one appeared highest.

The USGS map exists on line for this area with a 1955 with a 1082 photorevised edition and gives a saddle on the ridge with a BM at elevation 1071 which is the col between it and higher Crown Mountain. This is thus, the second highest peak on the island.
Dynamic Map

 Signal Hill    Other Peaks
Click Here for a Full Screen Map
Web Map LinksPeakfinder Panorama
GeoHack Links   Bing Maps   Google Maps   Open Street Map
ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 125 m/409 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 137 m/449 ft
  Line Parent: Crown Mountain
  Key Col: 326 m/1071 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.55 km/1.59 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 18.3567, -64.9708
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Crown Mountain  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Caribbean Area
Range3: Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands
Drainage Basins
Caribbean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic-West Indies
Atlantic Ocean
IslandSt. Thomas
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by William Musser.



This page has been served 830 times since 2004-11-01.



Copyright © 1987-2020 by Peakbagger.com. All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service