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Three Top Mountain-Big Rock, North Carolina


Prominence: 120 ft, 37 m

Elevation: 5000+ feet, 1524+ meters


Approx. Isolation: 2.13 mi, 3.43 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5000 - 5040 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5000 ft / 1524 m
    (Range 5000 - 5040 ft)
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to Three Top Mountain
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 25' 7'' N; 81° 35' 19'' W
36.418749, -81.58855 (Dec Deg)
447237E 4030556N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionAshe
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Unofficially named Big Rock,this peak has incredible views and is one of the most spectacular peaks in the Southern Appalachians. LIDAR data suggests that it is actually higher than the next peak to the northeast, which is unofficially named Huckleberry Rock. If accurate, it becomes the prominence peak of the range at an elevation of 5,047' and the qualifying Southern Fiver, rather than 5,040' Huckleberry Rock.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 120 ft/37 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 200 ft/61 m
  Key Col: 4880 ft/1487 m
Isolation2.13 mi/3.43 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Bluff Mountain  (SSE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Beech-Snake-Rich
Drainage BasinsNew
Kanawha
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapWarrensville O36081d5 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Rickey Shortt.



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