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Cape Kiwanda, Oregon


Prominence: 120 ft, 36 m

Elevation: 280+ feet, 85+ meters


Approx. Isolation: 0.77 mi, 1.23 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 280 - 320 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 13' 10'' N, 123° 58' 29'' W
45.219347, -123.974845 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceOregon
County/Second Level RegionTillamook
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 15
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 14)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2012-09-23 by Michael Wanberg
     2021-08-14 by Rick Teudt

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Essentially a huge sand dune with some vegetation on the west side of the cap. Some sandstone layers visible to the west and steep drops on the NW. Easily accessible and very popular.

It appears that there is a very small contour interval for 280' that does not correspond to the stippling that symbolizes sand. It is possible this was simply a cartography error, but it seems properly placed for another interval.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 120 ft/36 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 200 ft/60 m
  Key Col: 160 ft/49 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.77 mi/1.23 km
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Haystack Rock  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Northwest U.S. Coast Ranges
Range4: Oregon Coast Range
Range5: North Oregon Coast Range
Drainage BasinsPacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapNestucca Bay O45123b8 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Michael Wanberg.



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