Microwave Ridge, British Columbia
Prominence: 174 m, 571 ft
Elevation: 2314+ meters, 7592+ feet
Approx. Isolation: 1.81 km, 1.12 mi
Elevation range: 2314 - 2334 m
(20-meter closed contour)
50° 31' 10'' N, 122° 35' 57'' W
50.519533, -122.599153 (Dec Deg)
528417 E 5596474 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
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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.
The east side of Microwave Ridge near Birkenhead Peak, Canada (2013-09-08). Photo by
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(Detailed prominence information)
: 174 m/571 ft
: 214 m/701 ft
: 2140 m/7021 ft
1.81 km/1.12 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
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Tenquille Lake Area
Strait of Georgia
Birkenhead Lake 92 J/10 1:50,000
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