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Great Blue Hill, Massachusetts


Prominence: 483 ft, 147 m

Elevation: 640+ feet, 195+ meters


True Isolation: 25.88 mi, 41.65 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 195 - 198 m
    (3-meter closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 639 ft / 195 m
    (Range 195 - 198 m)
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 12' 43'' N; 71° 6' 51'' W
42.212004, -71.114246 (Dec Deg)
325482E 4675479N Zone 19 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMassachusetts
County/Second Level RegionNorfolk (Highest Point)
City/TownCanton
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Other Web Sites
     Great Blue Hill at SummitPost.org
     Great Blue Hill at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for Great Blue Hill at Mountain-Forecast.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Norfolk, MA by Michael Schwartz
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Norfolk, MA by Dave Covill
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Norfolk, MA by John and Kathy Mitchler
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Norfolk, MA by Ben Carl

Weather and Snow
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Lists that contain Great Blue Hill:
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #246)
     Massachusetts County High Points (Rank #7)
     Northeast U.S. Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #39)
     Massachusetts County Prominence Peaks (Rank #6)
     Atlantic Coast CoHPs (Rank #13)
     New England CoHPs (Rank #54)
     New England Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #24)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-04-19 by John Hasch
     2008-11-16 by wolf tone
     2010-03-27 by David Gendreau
     2010-08-17 by Micah Schneider
     2010-08-28 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2011-01-29 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2011-05-14 by Local Hawaii Girl
     2011-05-24 by Tom Layton
     2012-03-22 by Joseph Oliveri
     2012-11-25 by Alan Beck
     2013-03-24 by Matthew Paille
     2013-07-25 by Andrew Crawford
     2013-08-17 by Evey Snyder
     2015-06-06 by Dave Dunham (GPS Track)
     2015-06-20 by Jason Rossman
     2015-06-27 by Neil Benson
     2015-08-29 by Michael Schwartz
     2015-10-04 by Spencer Corcoran
     2015-10-17 by Salil Jha
     2016-03-16 by Douglas Webber (GPS Track)
     2016-12-02 by Alex Lennon

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (258 total)

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Looking west to Great Blue Hill (2015-06-20). Photo by Jason Rossman.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 483 ft/147 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 501 ft/153 m
  Key Col: 157 ft/48 m
Isolation25.88 mi/41.65 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Fay Mountain  (W)
Isolation Limit Point: 42° 14' 6'' N; 71° 37' 4'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: New England Upland
Range5: Southern New England Upland
Drainage BasinsCharles
Massachusetts Bay
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapNorwood O42071b1 1:25,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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View from the summit of Great Blue Hill (2015-10-17). Photo by Salil Jha.
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