Key Col for West Buttress

Col Elevation: 16,000- feet, 4877- meters

Key Col for:West Buttress  (16,030 ft/4886 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 16,000 - 15,900 ft
    (100-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)63° 4' 39'' N, 151° 5' 19'' W
63.077392, -151.088495 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 30 ft/9 m
Optimistic: 130 ft/40 m
Average: 80 ft/24 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Archdeacons Tower
Prominence Parent: Denali
Island Parent: Denali
Ridgewalk Distance:2.65 mi/4.26 km
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionDenali

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Alaska-Yukon Ranges
Range3: Alaska Range
Range4: West-Central Alaska Range
Ridges/DividesAlaska-Yukon Divide
Drainage Basins
Cook Inlet
Gulf of Alaska
Pacific Ocean
Bering Sea
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Denali National Park and Preserve
Wilderness/Special Area: Denali Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount McKinley A-3    I63151a1    1:63,360

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from West Buttress to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: West Buttress16,03030Alaska-Yukon DivideTanana/Susitna  
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col)16,000 Alaska-Yukon DivideTanana/Susitna0.170.17
(Ridge Junction)  Alaska-Yukon DivideTanana/Susitna1.952.12
(Ridge Junction)  Alaska-Yukon DivideTanana/Susitna0.42.52
LINE PARENT: Archdeacons Tower19,6000  0.132.65
PROM PARENT: Denali20,31020,146    
ISLAND PARENT: Denali20,31020,146    

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