Carvers Gap

Col Elevation: 5512 feet, 1680 meters

Key Col for:Grassy Ridge Bald  (6160 ft/1878 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 6' 23'' N, 82° 6' 39'' W
36.106473, -82.110763 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 648 ft/198 m
Optimistic: 688 ft/210 m
Average: 668 ft/204 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Roan High Knob
Prominence Parent: Roan High Knob
Island Parent: Roan High Knob
Ridgewalk Distance:2.72 mi/4.38 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionMitchell

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Roan-Unaka Mountains
Drainage Basins
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

South Fork Holston
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Cherokee National Forest/National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapCarvers Gap    O36082a1    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Grassy Ridge Bald 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 PointLocationElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Grassy Ridge BaldUSA-NC6160648    
(Ridge Junction)     0.230.23
(Unnamed Col) 5760  Nolichucky/Watauga0.570.8
Jane BaldUSA-NC/TN580040 Nolichucky/Watauga0.190.98
Engine Gap 5640  Nolichucky/Watauga0.281.27
Round BaldUSA-NC/TN5800160 Nolichucky/Watauga0.331.6
KEY COL: Carvers Gap 5512  Nolichucky/Watauga0.432.02
LINE PARENT: Roan High KnobUSA-NC/TN62853485 Nolichucky/Watauga0.72.72
PROM PARENT: Roan High KnobUSA-NC/TN62853485    
ISLAND PARENT: Roan High KnobUSA-NC/TN62853485    

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