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Microwave Ridge, British Columbia


Prominence: 174 m, 571 ft

Elevation: 2314+ meters, 7592+ feet


Approx. Isolation: 1.81 km, 1.12 mi
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2314 - 2334 m
    (20-meter closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)50° 31' 10'' N; 122° 35' 57'' W
50.519533, -122.599153 (Dec Deg)
528417E 5596474N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryCanada
State/ProvinceBritish Columbia
County/Second Level RegionSquamish-Lillooet
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"Google Maps" shows this peak as Kafir Peak but the widely accepted peak name is Microwave Ridge. This is because of the multiple communications towers ("microwave towers") located on a lower adjacent ridge to the northeast.

This peak is traversed during the standard (NE) approach for nearby Birkenhead Peak, which is a Canadian Ultra-Prominence mountain.
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The east side of Microwave Ridge near Birkenhead Peak, Canada (2013-09-08). Photo by Craig Willis.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 174 m/571 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 214 m/701 ft
  Key Col: 2140 m/7021 ft
Isolation1.81 km/1.12 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Birkenhead Peak  (WSW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Coast Mountains
Range4: Southern Pacific Ranges
Range5: Pemberton-Bralorne Area
Range6: Tenquille Lake Area
Drainage BasinsFraser
Strait of Georgia
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapBirkenhead Lake 92 J/10 1:50,000
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Craig Willis.
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