Waterrock Knob, North Carolina

Prominence: 1947 ft, 594 m

Elevation: 6292 feet, 1918 meters

Approx. Isolation: 10.66 mi, 17.15 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6292 ft / 1918 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 27' 51'' N; 83° 8' 16'' W
35.464088, -83.137812 (Dec Deg)
306014E 3926611N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHaywood

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Lists that contain Waterrock Knob:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #411)
     Southeast USA Peaks Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #27)
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #12)
     Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks (Rank #13)
     South Beyond 6000 (Rank #15)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #13)
     Top 10 Elevation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #146)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-06-28 by Brian Stansberry
     2009-04-11 by Jeff Rinehart
     2009-08-15 by Ben Lostracco
     2010-05-30 by Aaron Gunn
     2012-07-30 by Tommy Cox
     2012-08-02 by Mike Stinson
     2013-01-21 by Eric Bruce
     2014-07-26 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)
     2014-09-01 by Jay DeKing
     2014-09-01 by Jack Magaw (GPS Track)

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Looking out from Waterrock Knob (2013-10-27). Photo by Bruce Hicks.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1947 ft/594 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1947 ft/594 m
  Line Parent: Mount Guyot
  Key Col: Soco Gap    4345 ft/1324 m
Isolation10.66 mi/17.15 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Richland Balsam  (SE)
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: Plott Balsams (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Little Tennessee
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapSylva North O35083d2 1:24,000
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