Cirque Tower, Washington

Prominence: 97 ft, 29 m

Elevation: 7737 feet, 2358 meters

True Isolation: 0.49 mi, 0.79 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 49' 12'' N, 121° 34' 10'' W
48.820091, -121.569574 (Dec Deg)
605000 E 5408443 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionWhatcom

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Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 1

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I had never heard of Cirque Tower before I saw it on However, there it is, the black tower just left of center in this photo taken from the Sulphide Glacier on Shuksan. The northern Pickets are in the distance on the right, with Jack at the far right (2010-07-19). Photo by Zak Griffith.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 97 ft/29 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 137 ft/41 m
  Line Parent: Mount Shuksan
  Key Col: 7640 ft/2329 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.49 mi/0.79 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 48.8233, -121.5792
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Nooksack Tower  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Skagit Range
Range6: Baker-Shuksan Massif
Drainage Basins
Strait of Georgia
Pacific Ocean

Puget Sound
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: North Cascades National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Stephen Mather Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Shuksan O48121g5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Abram Elwell.
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