Paint Gap

Col Elevation: 2960- feet, 902- meters

Key Col for:Big Bald  (5516 ft/1681 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2960 - 2920 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 52' 34'' N, 82° 25' 54'' W
35.876057, -82.431637 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 2556 ft/779 m
Optimistic: 2596 ft/791 m
Average: 2576 ft/785 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Blackstock Knob
Prominence Parent: Mount Mitchell
Island Parent: Mount Mitchell
Ridgewalk Distance:28.62 mi/46.06 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionMadison

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Central Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Black Mountains
Drainage Basins
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapBald Creek    O35082h4    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Big 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: Big BaldUSA-NC/TN55162556    
(Ridge Junction)     1.31.3
KEY COL: Paint Gap 2960  French Broad/Nolichucky11.713
(Ridge Junction)    French Broad/Nolichucky5.1118.1
(Ridge Junction)    French Broad/Nolichucky9.1927.29
LINE PARENT: Blackstock KnobUSA-NC6320440 French Broad/Nolichucky1.3328.62
PROM PARENT: Mount MitchellUSA-NC66846089    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount MitchellUSA-NC66846089    

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