Watchung Reservation Highpoint, New Jersey

Prominence: 227 ft, 69 m

Elevation: 547 feet, 167 meters

Approx. Isolation: 3.14 mi, 5.06 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 41' 22'' N; 74° 21' 24'' W
40.689493, -74.356621 (Dec Deg)
554362E 4504488N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Jersey
County/Second Level RegionUnion

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     2012-02-06 by Michael Schwartz

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This summit is the highest point of the Watchung Reservation in Union County and is only one contour interval shy of being a contender for the Union county highpoint.

It is the prominence leader for Union County, identified by Edward Earl and reviewed by John Kirk.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 227 ft/69 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 247 ft/75 m
  Key Col: 320 ft/98 m
Isolation3.14 mi/5.06 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Second Watchung Mountain-Union CoHP  (WSW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: Mid-Atlantic Highlands
Range5: Hudson-Jersey Highlands
Range6: Watchung Mountains
Drainage Basins
New York Harbor
Atlantic Ocean
Minor Streams of Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapRoselle O40074f3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Michael Schwartz.

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