Elk Garden

Col Elevation: 4480- feet, 1366- meters

Key Col for:Whitetop Mountain  (5520 ft/1682 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4480 - 4440 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 38' 47'' N, 81° 34' 58'' W
36.646265, -81.582876 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 1040 ft/316 m
Optimistic: 1120 ft/341 m
Average: 1080 ft/329 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Mount Rogers
Prominence Parent: Mount Rogers
Island Parent: Mount Rogers
Ridgewalk Distance:4.07 mi/6.55 km
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionGrayson

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers
Range6: Mount Rogers Range
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

South Fork Holston
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapWhitetop Mountain    O36081f5    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Whitetop Mountain 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: Whitetop Mountain55201040 New/South Fork Holston  
(Ridge Junction)   New/South Fork Holston1.171.17
KEY COL: Elk Garden4480  New/South Fork Holston0.311.48
Balsam Mountain-Elk Garden Knob46044 New/South Fork Holston0.241.72
(Unnamed Col)4600  New/South Fork Holston0.091.81
Elk Garden Ridge496080 New/South Fork Holston1.233.04
Deep Gap4880  New/South Fork Holston0.213.25
LINE PARENT: Mount Rogers57292449 New/South Fork Holston0.824.07
PROM PARENT: Mount Rogers57292449    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Rogers57292449    

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