Rich Mountain Bald, North Carolina

Prominence: 932 ft, 284 m

Elevation: 5372 feet, 1637 meters

Approx. Isolation: 1.38 mi, 2.22 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5372 ft / 1637 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 18' 45'' N; 81° 43' 0'' W
36.312432, -81.716656 (Dec Deg)
435665E 4018841N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionWatauga

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     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #107)
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-11-05 by Tom Layton
     2012-07-03 by jeff branin

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 932 ft/284 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 972 ft/296 m
  Line Parent: Snake Mountain
  Key Col: 4440 ft/1353 m
Isolation1.38 mi/2.22 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Snake Mountain  (NNE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Beech-Snake-Rich
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

South Fork Holston
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapZionville O36081c6 1:24,000

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