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Tar Jacket Ridge, Virginia


Prominence: 320 ft, 97 m

Elevation: 3840+ feet, 1170+ meters


True Isolation: 0.85 mi, 1.37 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3840 - 3880 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 3840 ft / 1170 m
    (Range 3840 - 3880 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 46' 2'' N, 79° 11' 15'' W
37.767085, -79.187436 (Dec Deg)
659647 E 4181520 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceVirginia
County/Second Level RegionAmherst
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 31
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1992-05-19 by Terry DelliQuadri
     2011-05-30 by Scott Parkins
     2019-01-11 by Mike Stinson
     2019-03-24 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2019-04-27 by John Kriz

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Summit area of Tar Jacket Ridge just west of the Appalachian Trail on the afternoon of 11 Jan 2019 (2019-01-11). Photo by Mike Stinson.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 320 ft/97 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 400 ft/121 m
  Key Col: 3520 ft/1073 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.85 mi/1.37 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.7567, -79.1958
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Pompey Mountain  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Northern Blue Ridge
Range5: South Central Virginia Blue Ridge
Drainage BasinsJames
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: George Washington-Jefferson National Forest
Topo MapMontebello O37079g2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Shannon Dillmore.
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