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Swell Mountain, West Virginia


Prominence: 360 ft, 110 m

Elevation: 3280+ feet, 1000+ meters


Approx. Isolation: 8.89 mi, 14.31 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3280 - 3320 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: White Oak Mountain
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 42' 9'' N, 80° 54' 45'' W
37.702608, -80.912547 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionRaleigh
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Ascent Info

No ascents/attempts of this peak logged yet.

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2021-02-22 by Dave Covill

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https://listsofjohn.com/peak/120083
3290 per ArcGIS, could be the highest point of newly founded "New River Gorge National Park"
https://www.nps.gov/neri/planyourvisit/maps.htm

From Dave Covill - see TR, this is the HP of the Preserve portion of New River Gorge NP&P. It is a private inholding, with public NP land at ~3,130' about 900 SE along the ridge, near the large capital "N" on the topo map.
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Swell Mtn, the New River Gorge NP&P - Preserve HP, showing public NP and private land inholdings boundary, NP land is orange. Photo by Dave Covill.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 360 ft/110 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 440 ft/134 m
  Key Col: 2920 ft/890 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 8.89 mi/14.31 km
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Ballengee Knob  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Southern Allegheny Mountains
Drainage BasinsNew
Kanawha
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapHinton O37080f8 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Powen Ru.
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Other Photos

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Swell Mtn NP&P Preserve HP, topo w dirt roads shown. Photo by Dave Covill.
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Swell Mtn NP&P Preserve HP, showing greater extent of roads. Photo by Dave Covill.
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