Sam Knob, North Carolina

Prominence: 360 ft, 110 m

Elevation: 6040+ feet, 1841+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 1.16 mi, 1.86 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6040 - 6080 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 6040 ft / 1841 m
    (Range 6040 - 6080 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 19' 46'' N; 82° 53' 42'' W
35.32956, -82.89493 (Dec Deg)
327770E 3911238N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionHaywood

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Lists that contain Sam Knob:
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #28)
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-10-30 by doc lawler
     2011-04-20 by Tom Layton
     2011-05-15 by Nathan Sylvester
     2012-09-15 by William Sanderson
     2014-04-13 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)
     2014-05-11 by Seamus Allman

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 360 ft/110 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 440 ft/134 m
  Line Parent: Black Balsam Knob
  Key Col: 5680 ft/1731 m
Isolation1.16 mi/1.86 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Black Balsam Knob  (E)
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: Great Balsam Mountains
Drainage BasinsPigeon
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapSam Knob O35082c8 1:24,000

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