Key Col for Observation Rock

Col Elevation: 8120- feet, 2475- meters

Key Col for:Observation Rock  (8364 ft/2549 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 8120 - 8080 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 53' 59'' N, 121° 48' 11'' W
46.899771, -121.802973 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 244 ft/74 m
Optimistic: 284 ft/87 m
Average: 264 ft/80 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Liberty Cap
Prominence Parent: Liberty Cap
Island Parent: Mount Rainier
Ridgewalk Distance:3.39 mi/5.46 km
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPierce

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: South Washington Cascades
Range5: Mount Rainier Area
Range6: Mount Rainier Massif
Drainage BasinsPuyallup
Puget Sound
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mount Rainier National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Rainier Wilderness Area
Topo MapMowich Lake    O46121h7    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Observation Rock to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Observation Rock8364244    
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col)8120   0.250.25
(Ridge Junction)    0.050.3
(Ridge Junction)    0.530.84
(Ridge Junction)    1.432.26
LINE PARENT: Liberty Cap14,112472  1.133.39
PROM PARENT: Liberty Cap14,112472    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Rainier14,41113,246    

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