Marks Knob, North Carolina

Prominence: 249 ft, 76 m

Elevation: 6169 feet, 1880 meters

True Isolation: 0.99 mi, 1.6 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6169 ft / 1880 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 40' 48'' N, 83° 14' 55'' W
35.67999, -83.248498 (Dec Deg)
296516 E 3950785 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionSwain

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Lists that contain Marks Knob:
     Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks (Rank #22)
     South Beyond 6000 (Rank #26)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #23)
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #21)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 62
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 56)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2002-04-25 by Kevin Hessler
     2009-03-07 by Jeff Rinehart
     2011-04-23 by Eric Bruce
     2012-03-31 by Nathan Sylvester
     2013-06-23 by Joe Rego
     2016-05-14 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2016-06-04 by Bryan Marchant
     2017-05-15 by William Sanderson
     2018-04-29 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2019-06-08 by Garth Brown
     2019-09-15 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)
     2020-07-11 by Brandon Girard
     2020-07-24 by Scott Leslie
     2020-11-14 by Keith Turner
     2021-10-20 by Patrick Clay

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the cairn (2019-06-08). Photo by Garth Brown.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 249 ft/76 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 289 ft/88 m
  Line Parent: Mount Yonaguska
  Key Col: 5920 ft/1804 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.99 mi/1.6 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.6883, -83.2642
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Yonaguska  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Great Smoky Mountains
Range5: Eastern Great Smoky Mountains
Drainage BasinsTuckasegee
Little Tennessee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Topo MapLuftee Knob O35083f2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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