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Potato Knob, North Carolina


Prominence: 40 ft, 12 m

Elevation: 6400+ feet, 1951+ meters


Approx. Isolation: 0.46 mi, 0.74 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6400 - 6440 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 6400 ft / 1951 m
    (Range 6400 - 6440 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 43' 48'' N; 82° 17' 28'' W
35.729955, -82.291246 (Dec Deg)
383224E 3954766N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionBuncombe (Highest Point)
Yancey
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     CoHP.org Trip Report for Buncombe, NC by Ron Tagliapietra
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Buncombe, NC by Patrick Craft
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Buncombe, NC by Fred Lobdell
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Buncombe, NC by John Garner
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Buncombe, NC by Don Desrosiers
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Buncombe, NC by Edward Earl

Lists that contain Potato Knob:
     Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     North Carolina County High Points (Rank #5)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #5)
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #6)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #12)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #78)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #135)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-05-21 by David Aaronson
     2009-08-09 by Ben Lostracco
     2010-10-17 by pat stout
     2011-05-07 by Tom Layton
     2011-09-12 by Dennis Stewart
     2012-09-02 by Coby King
     2012-10-06 by Nathan Sylvester

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 40 ft/12 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 120 ft/36 m
  Line Parent: Clingmans Peak
  Key Col: 6360 ft/1939 m
Isolation0.46 mi/0.74 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Clingmans Peak  (NE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Central Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Black Mountains
Ridges/DividesBlack Mountains Crest
Black Mountains Crest
Drainage Basins
French Broad
Tennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Nolichucky
French Broad
Tennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapMontreat O35082f3 1:24,000



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