Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointLookout Mountain-High Point (2392 ft/729 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesAlabama (89%), Mississippi (6%), Georgia (4%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area20,871 sq mi / 54,056 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent193 mi / 310 km North-South
197 mi / 316 km East-West
Center Lat/Long33° 43' N; 86° 50' W
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Map of Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus.
Cumberland PlateauLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northern Cumberland PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Cumberland PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Cumberland PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Walden RidgeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Far Southern Appalachian PlateausLevel 5
                 Brindley MountainLevel 6 (Child)

Major Peaks of the Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Lookout Mountain-High Point2392729 
2.Carmel Benchmark2231+680+ 
3.Lookout Mountain2146654 
4.Racoon Mountain2000+610+ 
5.Fox Mountain1969+600+ 
6.Chattooga County High Point1952+595+ 
7.Tatum Mountain1670509 
8.Bald Rock Mountain1594486 
9.Signal Mountain1560+475+ 
10.Big Mountain1548472 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Brindley Mountain-Union Hill1320+402+Brindley Mountain

Photos of Peaks in the Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus

Woodall Mountain
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summit boulder at Woodall Mountain placed by the Highpointer Association (2011-06-10). Photo by Tom Owen.
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