Brier Knob, North Carolina/Tennessee

Prominence: 335 ft, 103 m

Elevation: 5215 feet, 1590 meters

Approx. Isolation: 1.5 mi, 2.42 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5215 ft / 1590 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 34' 14'' N; 83° 40' 47'' W
35.57051, -83.679741 (Dec Deg)
257150E 3939618N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionSwain

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Lists that contain Brier Knob:
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #130)
     Tennessee 4500-foot Peaks (Rank #29)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #149)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1977-06 by Jack Magaw (GPS Track)
     2013-05-25 by Debbie Melita
     2015-07-04 by Tomoko Nakajima

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 335 ft/103 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 375 ft/115 m
  Key Col: Beechnut Gap    4880 ft/1487 m
Isolation1.5 mi/2.42 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Thunderhead Mountain  (W)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Great Smoky Mountains
Range5: Western Great Smoky Mountains
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Little Tennessee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Topo MapThunderhead Mountain O35083e6 1:24,000

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