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Lofton, VA

Col Elevation: 1800- feet, 549- meters

Key Col for:Rocky Mountain  (4072 ft/1241 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1800 - 1820 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 56' 58'' N; 79° 10' 54'' W
37.94956, -79.181726 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 2272 ft/692 m
Optimistic: 2292 ft/698 m
Average: 2282 ft/695 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Elliott Knob
Prominence Parent: Elliott Knob
Island Parent: Mount Mitchell
Ridgewalk Distance:55.76 mi/89.74 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceVirginia
County/Second Level RegionAugusta
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 Lofton, VA    Rocky Mountain
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Ridges
Range4: Central Appalachian Ridges
Range5: North Mountain Area
Drainage Basins
Shenandoah
Potomac
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic Ocean
James
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapVesuvius    O37079h2    1:24,000


Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Rocky Mountain 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: Rocky Mountain40722272    
(Ridge Junction)    0.70.7
(Ridge Junction)    0.190.89
(Ridge Junction)    7.928.81
(Ridge Junction)    6.2615.07
KEY COL: Lofton, VA1800  Shenandoah/James12.0427.11
LINE PARENT: Elliott Knob44632423 Shenandoah/James28.6555.76
PROM PARENT: Elliott Knob44632423    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Mitchell66846089    


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