Big A Mountain, Virginia

Prominence: 1426 ft, 435 m

Elevation: 3706 feet, 1130 meters

True Isolation: 10.89 mi, 17.53 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 3706 ft / 1130 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 3' 9'' N, 82° 2' 8'' W
37.052633, -82.035631 (Dec Deg)
407916 E 4101213 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionBuchanan (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Big A Mountain:
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #97)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #518)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #70)
     Southern USA Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #130)
     Virginia County/Ind. City High Points (Rank #30)
     Virginia Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #29)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #100)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 22
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 21)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2012-08-11 by James Barlow
     2012-11-11 by Tom Layton
     2018-07-21 by Will Waller
     2020-12-06 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)

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Big A Mountain in Virginia and its radio towers in winter. Photo by G.L. Honaker, Jr (2008-01-26).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1426 ft/435 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1466 ft/447 m
  Key Col: 2280 ft/695 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 10.89 mi/17.53 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.935, -81.9042
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Beartown Mountain  (SE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Cumberland Mountains
Range5: Northern Cumberland Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsOhio
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapBig A Mountain O37082a1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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