Rabun Bald, Georgia

Prominence: 1016 ft, 309 m

Elevation: 4696 feet, 1431 meters

True Isolation: 4.92 mi, 7.91 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4696 ft / 1431 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 57' 56'' N, 83° 18' 0'' W
34.965561, -83.300003 (Dec Deg)
290014 E 3871640 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionRabun (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Rabun Bald:
     Georgia 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #2)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #105)
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #40)
     Georgia County High Points (Rank #3)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #26)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #34)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #43)
     "Helman Counties"-Greatest Elevation Differential (Rank #23)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1976-04 by Tom Layton
     2000-05-24 by Scott Surgent
     2006-07-15 by G. Ringle
     2008 by Paul Barish
     2008-07-05 by Michael Kelly
     2012-06-03 by William Musser
     2013-01-05 by Byron Crowe
     2013-05-04 by Richard Oestreicher
     2013-05-05 by Marcus Lostracco (GPS Track)
     2013-08-10 by Dan Hildebrand
     2013-12-28 by John Chambers (GPS Track)
     2014-07-05 by Chris Emery
     2014-07-28 by Dennis Stewart
     2015-12-12 by Jared Salzmann
     2016-02-28 by Travis Smith
     2016-04-17 by Jonathan Smyer (GPS Track)
     2016-09-25 by Debbie Adams
     2016-11-06 by Debbie Adams
     2017-02-11 by Jeremy Eidson
     2018-09-15 by Chris Gilsdorf
     2018-11-18 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2018-11-27 by Mike Trimble (GPS Track)

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Excellent view from Rabun Bald fire tower (2014-05-24). Photo by Jared Salzmann.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1016 ft/309 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1056 ft/321 m
  Line Parent: Tanasee Bald
  Key Col: Beegum Gap    3680 ft/1122 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.92 mi/7.91 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.0358, -83.285
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Scaly Mountain  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: South NC Blue Ridge Crest
Ridges/DividesAppalachian Divide
South Blue Ridge
Drainage Basins
Atlantic Ocean

Little Tennessee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests
Topo MapRabun Bald O34083h3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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USGS Survey Marker - 1933 (2018-07-19). Photo by J. Reed.
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Rabun Bald Lookout Tower on a Cloudy Day (2018-07-19). Photo by J. Reed.
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