South Butte, California

Prominence: 2050 ft, 625 m

Elevation: 2120+ feet, 646+ meters

True Isolation: 28.47 mi, 45.81 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2120 - 2140 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 2122 ft / 647 m
    (Range 2122 - 2142 ft)
Alternate Name(s)Sutter Buttes-South Butte
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 12' 23'' N; 121° 49' 17'' W
39.206309, -121.821272 (Dec Deg)
601773E 4340333N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSutter (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain South Butte:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #578)
     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #155)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #408)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #441)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #247)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #237)
     California County High Points (Rank #56)
     California Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #26)
     California County Prominence Peaks (Rank #38)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       California County Summits (Suttle)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-06-30 by Jessica Collins
     2010-10-10 by John E Sarna
     2012-08-05 by Gene Vityugov
     2013-02-23 by Scott Burley
     2015-02-28 by Kerry Breen
     2015-03-31 by Brian McCarty

View ascents of peak by registered members (56 total)

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South Butte on a crisp early spring, late winter day (2015-03-01). Photo by Jobe Wymore.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2050 ft/625 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2075 ft/632 m
  Key Col: 70 ft/21 m
Isolation28.47 mi/45.81 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 2171  (WSW)
Isolation Limit Point: 39° 4' 36'' N; 122° 19' 27'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Northern Sierra Nevada
Range5: Sacramento Valley Buttes (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsSacramento
San Francisco Bay
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapSutter Buttes O39121b7 1:24,000
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South Butte approaching the base from the South (2015-03-31). Photo by Brian McCarty.
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