Howard County High Point, Maryland

Prominence: 100 ft, 30 m

Elevation: 880+ feet, 268+ meters

True Isolation: 4.09 mi, 6.59 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 880 - 900 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 879 ft / 268 m
    (Range 879 - 899 ft)
Peak TypeUnnamed High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 20' 47'' N, 77° 10' 16'' W
39.346346, -77.171221 (Dec Deg)
312901 E 4357460 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
This peak has 1 other candidate high point areas:
AreaElevationMap NameMap View
Main Summit880(+20)Damascus
Area 2880Damascus
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionHoward (Highest Point)

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     Howard County High Point at Trip Report for Howard, MD by Dan Case Trip Report for Howard, MD by Michael Schwartz Trip Report for Howard, MD by Barney Metz Trip Report for Howard, MD by Don Desrosiers Trip Report for Howard, MD by John Mitchler Trip Report for Howard, MD by Michael Schwartz

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Lists that contain Howard County High Point:
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #234)
     Mid-Atlantic CoHPs (Rank #129)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #326)
     Maryland County High Points (Rank #7)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 81
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 77)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2003-11-30 by Scott Surgent
     2010-06-02 by Ed Wandall
     2011-01-09 by James Barlow
     2014-02-19 by Wayne Snyder
     2014-05-11 by Ben Lostracco
     2015-04-22 by Wayne Snyder
     2016-09-09 by Andy Hatzos (GPS Track)
     2022-06-25 by Gustav Sexauer

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The communications tower near the Howard County High Point, as seen from the Montgomery County High Point (2021-05-01). Photo by Joshua Cohen.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 100 ft/30 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 140 ft/42 m
  Key Col: 780 ft/238 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.09 mi/6.59 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.2925, -77.2033
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Parrs Ridge  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Northern Blue Ridge
Range5: South Mountain-Catoctin
Drainage BasinsPatuxent
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapDamascus O39077c2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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