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Sphinx Col

Col Elevation: 4959 feet, 1512 meters

Key Col for:Mount Jefferson  (5712 ft/1741 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 17' 35'' N; 71° 19' 2'' W
44.293087, -71.317319 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 753 ft/229 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Mount Washington
Prominence Parent: Mount Washington
Island Parent: Mount Washington
Ridgewalk Distance:2.86 mi/4.6 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Hampshire
County/Second Level RegionCoös
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 Sphinx Col    Mount Jefferson
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: White Mountains
Range5: Presidential Range
Range6: Northern Peaks
Ridges/DividesWhite Mountain Crest
Drainage Basins
Androscoggin
Gulf of Maine
Atlantic Ocean

Ammonoosuc
Connecticut
Long Island Sound
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: White Mountain National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Great Gulf Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Washington    O44071c3    1:25,000


Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Mount Jefferson 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: Mount Jefferson5712753White Mountain CrestAndroscoggin/Ammonoosuc  
(Unnamed Col)5394 White Mountain CrestAndroscoggin/Ammonoosuc0.290.29
Monticello Lawn Peak540713White Mountain CrestAndroscoggin/Ammonoosuc0.040.33
KEY COL: Sphinx Col4959 White Mountain CrestAndroscoggin/Ammonoosuc0.580.91
Mount Clay5533139White Mountain CrestAndroscoggin/Ammonoosuc0.61.51
Clay Col5394 White Mountain CrestAndroscoggin/Ammonoosuc0.431.94
LINE PARENT: Mount Washington62886148White Mountain CrestAndroscoggin/Ammonoosuc0.922.86
PROM PARENT: Mount Washington62886148    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Washington62886148    


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