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Eureka Tower Lookout, Florida


Prominence: 140 ft, 42 m

Elevation: 165 feet, 50 meters


True Isolation: 3.88 mi, 6.24 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)29° 21' 19'' N, 81° 51' 6'' W
29.355322, -81.851535 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceFlorida
County/Second Level RegionMarion
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Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 4
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2013-05-24 by Willie-Weimaraner Musser
     2013-05-24 by William Musser

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There are several places in the vast Ocala NF that appear to reach above the 150 foot contour. I found only two candidate places that have the third ring above 150 indicating ground at 165 +. Another candidate spot is the hill at SFR 50 and SFR 88 but the 165 + is no larger an area there too. Another just south of SFR 97 and the jeep trail. There are several 165 + contours but I can not find a 170. According to the County HP site the highest point in the Ocala NF is at elevation 192 into the Farles Lake USGS map by Greens's Waterhole far far to the south. Thus, this appears to be the highest ground in the northern portion of the NF and historically held the Eureka Lookout Tower as shown on the USGS map. It also has access directly the highest ground.

Next Nearest higher neighbor is far west in the cluster of Marion County HPs and the lowest saddle between this is the nearby Ocklawaha River below contour 25. Call it 25.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 140 ft/42 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 140 ft/42 m
  Key Col: 25 ft/8 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.88 mi/6.24 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 29.4092, -81.8317
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Ocala Forest North Ridge  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Piedmont-Southeast Coast
Range4: Southeast Coast
Range5: Florida Peninsula
Drainage BasinsSt. John
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in Florida
Topo MapLake Kerr O29081c7 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by William Musser.



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