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USA Lower 48 Triple Divide Points

Minimum basin size of 1500 square miles

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RankPeak Elev-Ft Basin 1Basin 2Basin 3Range (Level 3)AscentsAscent Date
36.Mississippi-Susquehanna-Potomac Triple Divide Point2840PotomacMississippiSusquehannaAppalachian Plateaus4 
40.Woodchuck Hill-East Peak2660DelawareSusquehannaHudsonAppalachian Plateaus3 
41.Potter County Triple Divide Point2520St. LawrenceMississippiSusquehannaAppalachian Plateaus6 
47.South Crow Hill1640St. LawrenceHudsonSusquehannaAppalachian Plateaus6 
25.Watering Pond Knob-Northeast Ridge4320JamesMississippiPotomacAppalachian Ridges4 
36.Brush Mountain - New-James-Roanoke Triple Divide2840JamesRoanokeMississippiAppalachian Ridges4 
27.Young Lick Knob3800SavannahApalachicolaMississippiBlue Ridge Mountains14 
28.Mississippi-Santee-Pee Dee Triple Divide3720Pee DeeSanteeMississippiBlue Ridge Mountains8 
29.Sassafrass Mountain-East Peak3520SanteeSavannahMississippiBlue Ridge Mountains61 
32.Saddleback Mountain-West Peak3296PotomacRappahannockJamesBlue Ridge Mountains5 
34.Long Mountain3200AlabamaApalachicolaMississippiBlue Ridge Mountains3 
38.Mississippi-Roanoke-Pee Dee Triple Divide2800RoanokePee DeeMississippiBlue Ridge Mountains6 
46.Peters Mountain-Southwest Slope1800RappahannockMattaponiJamesBlue Ridge Mountains2 
15.Miller Mountain7513KlamathUmpquaColumbiaCascade Range1 
20.Dishpan Gap North5892SkagitColumbiaSnohomishCascade Range1 
9.Sawmill Mountain-West Peak8749Santa MariaSanta ClaraBuena Vista Lake BedCentral and Southern California Ranges77 
10.Salton-Santa Ana-Great Basin Triple Divide8720Santa AnaSalton SeaDale LakeCentral and Southern California Ranges12 
39.Salton-Colorado-Great Basin Triple Divide2700Salton SeaDale LakeColoradoCentral and Southern California Ranges14 
13.Triple Divide Peak8020MississippiColumbiaNelsonCentral Montana Rocky Mountains34 
16.New York Benchmark7461Dale LakeIvanpah LakeColoradoGreat Basin Ranges26 
21.Sproats Meadow Northwest5700KlamathColumbiaSoutheast Oregon BasinsGreat Basin Ranges1 
22.Mud Lake East5210KlamathSacramentoSoutheast Oregon BasinsGreat Basin Ranges1 
23.Mississippi-Rio Grande-Brazos Triple Divide4740BrazosMississippiRio GrandeGreat Plains3 
24.Rio Grande-Colorado-Brazos Triple Divide4480BrazosColorado [TX]Rio GrandeGreat Plains1 
42.Colorado-Nueces-Guadalupe Triple Divide2380Colorado [TX]GuadalupeNuecesGreat Plains2 
43.Webb Benchmark Northeast2363Rio GrandeColorado [TX]NuecesGreat Plains1 
49.Trinity-Brazos-Red Triple Divide1250BrazosTrinityMississippiGreat Plains2 
51.Mississippi-Trinity-Sabine Triple Divide700SabineTrinityMississippiGreat Plains3 
55.Colorado-Guadalupe-Lavaca Triple Divide507Colorado [TX]GuadalupeLavacaGreat Plains1 
57.Brazos-Trinity-San Jacinto Triple Divide380BrazosTrinitySan Jacinto [TX]Great Plains2 
3.Three Waters Mountain-North Slope11,600ColoradoColumbiaMississippiGreater Yellowstone Rockies0 
11.Oregon Buttes8558ColoradoRed Desert BasinMississippiGreater Yellowstone Rockies5 
18.Mount Washington6288AndroscogginSacoConnecticutNorthern U.S. Appalachians4136 
26.Mount Field-Northwest Summit4280SacoMerrimackConnecticutNorthern U.S. Appalachians113 
30.Salmon Mountain3400St. LawrenceAndroscogginConnecticutNorthern U.S. Appalachians23 
31.Border Monument 441 Peak3340St. LawrenceAndroscogginKennebecNorthern U.S. Appalachians10 
33.Styles Peak-North Peak3287St. LawrenceHudsonConnecticutNorthern U.S. Appalachians31 
35.Sandy Bay Mountain3100St. LawrenceKennebecPenobscotNorthern U.S. Appalachians17 
44.Hudson-Connecticut-Housatanic Triple Divide2106HousatonicHudsonConnecticutNorthern U.S. Appalachians4 
45.Border Monument 318 Peak1920St. LawrenceSaint JohnPenobscotNorthern U.S. Appalachians1 
19.North Skylight Ridge6234EelKlamathSacramentoNorthwest U.S. Coast Ranges0 
48.Lula Triple Divide1340SavannahAltamahaApalachicolaPiedmont-Southeast Coast9 
50.Kernersville Triple Divide1010Cape FearRoanokePee DeePiedmont-Southeast Coast10 
52.Choctaw Lookout Tower660MississippiAlabamaPearl [MS-LA]Piedmont-Southeast Coast4 
53.Roanoke-Tar-Neuse Triple Divide640NeuseRoanokeTarPiedmont-Southeast Coast1 
54.James-Roanoke-Nottoway Triple Divide630JamesChowanRoanokePiedmont-Southeast Coast2 
56.Apalachicola-Altamaha-Suwanee Triple Divide470AltamahaSuwaneeApalachicolaPiedmont-Southeast Coast3 
1.Crumbly Spire13,240Tulare Lake BedOwens ValleySan JoaquinSierra Nevada11 
4.Sonora Peak11,459San JoaquinCarsonWalkerSierra Nevada289 
7.Winnemucca Lake Southeast9800SacramentoSan JoaquinCarsonSierra Nevada16 
2.Headwaters Hill11,862Rio GrandeMississippiColoradoSouthern Rocky Mountains1 
12.South Great Divide Basin Peak8480Great Divide BasinColoradoMississippiSouthern Rocky Mountains1 
5.Reeds Peak10,015Rio GrandeChihuahua BasinsColoradoSouthwest Basins and Ranges0 
8.Chiricahua Peak9759YaquiWilcox PlayaColoradoSouthwest Basins and Ranges187 
13.Burro Peak8020Chihuahua BasinsAnimas ValleyColoradoSouthwest Basins and Ranges33 
17.Colorado-Wilcox-Yaqui Triple Divide6444YaquiWilcox PlayaColoradoSouthwest Basins and Ranges0 
6.Commissary Ridge Triple Divide9920ColoradoColumbiaGreat Salt LakeWestern Rocky Mountains0 

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List Description

To be on this list, a peak must be the triple divide point of three basins of rivers that reach marine water, and the smallest of these basins must have an area of over 1500 square miles. This last condition excludes what could easily be hundreds of peaks that are triple divides that involve small rivers and tiny coastal creeks.

Also, this list only shows triple divide points for rivers that enter the ocean directly (or for well-defined internal drainages). Therefore, the entire Mississippi-Missouri-Ohio system is considered one basin, and triple divides that include two or three components of this system (e.g. the Colorado-Arkansas-Platte triple divide, where the Arkansas and Platte are both Mississippi tributaries) are not shown. This does leave out a large number of points in the central part of the United States, but most of these points would be low hills in relatively flat country.

 


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