Virginia Peak, Nevada

Prominence: 3642 ft, 1110 m

Elevation: 8366 feet, 2550 meters

Approx. Isolation: 21.38 mi, 34.41 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8370 ft / 2551 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 45' 20'' N; 119° 27' 41'' W
39.755664, -119.461258 (Dec Deg)
289149E 4403536N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionWashoe

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Lists that contain Virginia Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #204)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #297)
     Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #36)
     Great Basin Peaks List (Rank #93)
     Great Basin Range5 High Points (Rank #59)
     Nevada County Prominence Peaks (Rank #12)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     0000 by Gerry Pennington
     2007-04-28 by Brad Boester
     2007-10-07 by Edward Earl
     2014-08-09 by Frederick Johnson
     2014-08-27 by Dean Molen
     2014-08-28 by Dan Baxter
     2014-08-28 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2014-09-21 by Mitch Brown
     2015-04-04 by John Fedak
     2015-06-08 by Dick Ellsworth

View ascents of peak by registered members (49 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3642 ft/1110 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3674 ft/1120 m
  Key Col: 4724 ft/1440 m
Isolation21.38 mi/34.41 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Tule Peak  (NW)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: Northwest Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Reno-Truckee Area (Highest Point)
Range6: Pah Rah Range (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGreat Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Topo MapPah Rah Mountain O39119g4 1:24,000

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