Indian Fort Mountain-Buzzards Roost, Kentucky


Elevation: 1466 feet, 447 meters

True Isolation: 0.16 mi, 0.26 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 34' 9'' N, 84° 13' 28'' W
37.569072, -84.224517 (Dec Deg)
745124 E 4161626 N, Zone 16 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMadison

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 5
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 4)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2014-04-24 by William Musser

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This is another feature off the main Indian Fort Mountain from the NE finger. The USGS set a peak elevation on this feature and this sets the point but the actual feature is usually associated with the end of the trail on wall of sedimentary rock slightly lower and to the south as shown on the aerial. The coordinate given corresponds to the peak of the feature not the ledges. GPS shot the peak feature at around 1468 withing 2 feet of the USGS elevation shown. As one heads out to the SE ledge the trail drops to elevation 1432 and the actual headwall platform where the trail ends is around 1449.
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IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.16 mi/0.26 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.5692, -84.2275
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    Indian Fort Mountain  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Cumberland Plateau
Range5: Central Cumberland Plateau
Drainage BasinsOhio
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapBighill O37084e2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by William Musser.

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