Hart Peak, Nova Scotia

Prominence: 345 m, 1132 ft

Elevation: 365 meters, 1198 feet

True Isolation: 101.29 km, 62.94 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 35' 2'' N, 63° 32' 1'' W
45.583853, -63.533613 (Dec Deg)
458372 E 5047951 N, Zone 20 (UTM)
State/ProvinceNova Scotia
County/Second Level RegionCumberland (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Hart Peak:
     Canada Sampler List (Rank #47)
     Canada Second Lap List (Rank #12)
     All Canada County/Census Division High Points (Rank #223)
     Nova Scotia County High Points (Rank #3)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 7
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 7)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2005-01 by Lyndon Cavanagh-Dollard
     2018-10-11 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2019-08-23 by Warren Wilhide
     2021-10-04 by Ben Lostracco

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Recent surveys have determined that Hart Peak is the highest point on the mainland of Nova Scotia, taking that honor away from nearby Nuttby Mountain, long thought to the peninsula's high point. The contour lines on most old topographic maps of the area do not show these summits correctly.

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Hart Peak Summit Canister to Lift the Top Lid and Sign (2019-08-23). Photo by Warren Wilhide.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 345 m/1132 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 355 m/1164 ft
  Line Parent: Kings County High Point
  Key Col: Chignecto Isthmus    20 m/66 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 101.29 km/62.94 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 45.850204, -64.777785
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Caledonia Mountain  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Canadian Appalachians
Range4: Nova Scotia
Range5: Cobequid Highlands (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean
Topo Map 11 E/12 1:50,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Hart Peak - GPS Route to the Fern Field Summit Cansister (2019-08-23). Photo by Warren Wilhide.
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