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Richland Balsam, North Carolina


Prominence: 3010 ft, 918 m

Elevation: 6410 feet, 1954 meters


True Isolation: 27.08 mi, 43.58 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6410 ft / 1954 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 22' 3'' N; 82° 59' 25'' W
35.367588, -82.990335 (Dec Deg)
319182E 3915627N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHaywood
Jackson (Highest Point)
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     Richland Balsam at SummitPost.org
     Richland Balsam at ListsOfJohn.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Jackson, NC by Ron Tagliapietra
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Jackson, NC by John Mitchler
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Jackson, NC by Mike Beavers
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Jackson, NC by Hans Haustein
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Jackson, NC by Patrick Craft
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Jackson, NC by Roy Schweiker
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Jackson, NC by Don Desrosiers

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Lists that contain Richland Balsam:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #387)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #403)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence (Rank #15)
     Southeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #5)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #154)
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #8)
     Southeast USA Peaks Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #5)
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #5)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #77)
     Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks (Rank #9)
     North Carolina County High Points (Rank #4)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #4)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #11)
     South Beyond 6000 (Rank #10)
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #9)
     Southeastern Wilderness High Points (Rank #1)
     Top 10 Elevation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #145)
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #148)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #134)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2002-02-14 by Kevin Hessler
     2007-09-13 by Bill Oswald
     2009-08-28 by Brandon Corbitt
     2011-09-06 by Dennis Stewart
     2012-05-17 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2013-06-27 by Dave Dunham
     2014-09-01 by Jack Magaw (GPS Track)
     2015-05-25 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)
     2015-05-28 by Rebecca Swint

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (82 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3010 ft/918 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3050 ft/930 m
  Line Parent: Mount Guyot
  Key Col: Balsam Gap    3400 ft/1036 m
Isolation27.08 mi/43.58 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Chapman  (NW)
Isolation Limit Point: 35° 41' 11'' N; 83° 16' 15'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Central Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Great Balsam Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Pigeon
French Broad
Tennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Tuckasegee
Little Tennessee
Tennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Wilderness/Special Area: Middle Prong Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapSam Knob O35082c8 1:24,000



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