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Old Cape Point Lighthouse Peak, South Africa


Prominence: 112 m, 368 ft

Elevation: 238 meters, 781 feet


Approx. Isolation: 15.72 km, 9.77 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 21' S, 18° 29' E
-34.354, 18.49 (Dec Deg)
CountrySouth Africa
State/ProvinceWestern Cape
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As of March 2018, Google Maps has the old and current lighthouse positions switched. The older one, built in the mid-1800s, is much higher and would often become obscured by bad weather. A new one was built much lower in the 1910s. South African topo maps show the col connecting this to Vasco da Gama peak at 126 meters, and the lowest published elevation for the lighthouse itself is 238 meters, so I went with that.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 112 m/368 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 112 m/368 ft
  Key Col: 126 m/413 ft
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   Distance: 15.72 km/9.77 mi
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Swartkop  (NNW)
RangesContinent: Africa
Range2: Southern Africa
Range3: Cape Ranges
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Shannon Dillmore.



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