Veigh Benchmark, Washington

Prominence: 369 ft, 113 m

Elevation: 390+ feet, 119+ meters

True Isolation: 2.36 mi, 3.79 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 390 - 395 ft
    (5-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 394 ft / 120 m
    (Range 394 - 399 ft)
Peak TypeBenchmark/Trig Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 34' 2'' N, 122° 13' 14'' W
47.567133, -122.220417 (Dec Deg)
558638 E 5268485 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionKing
City/TownMercer Island (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Veigh Benchmark:
     Lake Island High Points (Rank #41)
     King County, WA City High Points (Rank #33)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 65
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 61)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2009-07-28 by Eric Noel
     2011-01-13 by Ryan Courtney
     2012-03-10 by Noel Howe
     2013-12-11 by Tim Hagan (GPS Track)
     2014-10-25 by Andrew Rankine
     2016-11-30 by William Musser
     2017-07-21 by Blair Edwards (GPS Track)
     2019-02-23 by Mike Black (GPS Track)
     2020-01-01 by Rich P

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This is the highest point on Mercer Island, an island in Lake Washington just east of Seattle. The high point appears to be a grassy knoll in Rotary Park, just north of some large, low water towers.

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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 369 ft/113 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 374 ft/114 m
  Key Col: Lake Washington    21 ft/6 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.36 mi/3.79 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 47.5475, -122.1792
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Somerset Hill  (SE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: South Washington Cascades
Range5: Alpine Lakes Area
Range6: Seattle-Everett Area
Drainage BasinsLake Washington
Puget Sound
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
IslandMercer Island (Highest Point)
Topo MapBellevue South K47122e1 1:25,000
Route #1 Paved Road
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR

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