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Clear Fork Butte, Oregon


Prominence: 520 ft, 158 m

Elevation: 4200+ feet, 1280+ meters


True Isolation: 1.17 mi, 1.88 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4200 - 4240 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4204 ft / 1281 m
    (Range 4204 - 4244 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 24' 55'' N, 121° 51' 25'' W
45.415323, -121.856918 (Dec Deg)
589439 E 5029725 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceOregon
County/Second Level RegionClackamas
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It is possible, though unlikely, that Sugarloaf Mountain to the southwest is actually higher than Clear Fork Butte , which would result in CFB only having a clean prominence of 240'.
I believe CFB is higher than SM for the following reasons:
(1) SM has a marked height of 4202', whereas CFB could range from 4200' to 4240'. 95% of that range is greater than SM's marked height.
(2) The 4200' contour interval at CFB's summit is much larger than the corresponding interval at SM's summit, giving it a larger area in which to increase in elevation.
(3) The spacing between contour intervals leading up to SM's summit is generally much wider than those leading up to CFB's summit, implying that the terrain within CFB's 4200' contour interval is steeper than that inside SM's corresponding interval.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 520 ft/158 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 600 ft/182 m
  Line Parent: Blazed Alder Butte
  Key Col: 3680 ft/1122 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.17 mi/1.88 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 45.4258, -121.8758
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Halfway Hill  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: Oregon Cascades
Range5: Mount Hood Area
Drainage BasinsColumbia
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mount Hood National Forest
Topo MapBull Run Lake O45121d7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Michael Wanberg.



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