Switchback Lookout Site, Washington
Prominence: 257 ft, 78 m
Elevation: 3537 feet, 1078 meters
Approx. Isolation: 3.17 mi, 5.1 km
46° 9' 51'' N, 121° 50' 13'' W
46.164094, -121.837047 (Dec Deg)
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Built sometime in the 1930s. It’s not known when the tower was destroyed. Based on images, the cab appears to be on a 20 foot pole tower.
Switchback Lookout Site
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: 257 ft/78 m
: 297 ft/90 m
: 3280 ft/1000 m
(Detailed isolation information)
Distance: 3.17 mi/5.1 km
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
Nearest Higher Neighbor
Quartz Creek Butte
South Washington Cascades
Mount Adams Area
Land: Gifford Pinchot National Forest
Quartz Creek Butte O46121b7 1:24,000
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