Mount Sterling, North Carolina

Prominence: 663 ft, 202 m

Elevation: 5842 feet, 1781 meters

Approx. Isolation: 3.43 mi, 5.53 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5842 ft / 1781 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 42' 9'' N; 83° 7' 20'' W
35.702368, -83.122246 (Dec Deg)
307997E 3953013N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHaywood

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     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #50)
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     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #54)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2004-04-01 by Pete Brennan
     2008-12-06 by Mike Ehrhardt
     2009-02-11 by Bob Biddix
     2009-03-29 by Jack Magaw (GPS Track)
     2009-10-18 by Brian Stansberry
     2011-04-10 by Ed Wandall
     2013-09-09 by Mike Gourley (GPS Track)
     2014-10-25 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)

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The rickety fire tower on Mount Sterling, in North Carolina Photo by Jeff Malik.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 663 ft/202 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 663 ft/202 m
  Key Col: Pretty Hollow Gap    5179 ft/1579 m
Isolation3.43 mi/5.53 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Big Butt  (SW)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Great Smoky Mountains
Range5: Eastern Great Smoky Mountains
Range6: Balsam Mountain
Drainage BasinsPigeon
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Topo MapCove Creek Gap O35083f1 1:24,000
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