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Whiteford Benchmark, Maryland


Prominence: 294 ft, 90 m

Elevation: 804+ feet, 245+ meters


Approx. Isolation: 0 mi, 0 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 804 - 806 ft
    (2-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 803 ft / 245 m
    (Range 803 - 805 ft)
Peak TypeMan-Made Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 42' 35'' N, 76° 20' 4'' W
39.709585, -76.334427 (Dec Deg)
385611 E 4396376 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMaryland
County/Second Level RegionHarford
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 34
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 33)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2013-06-14 by Jean Andr√© Laverdure (GPS Track)
     2014-06-18 by Ed Wandall
     2015-04-21 by Wayne Snyder
     2016-02-21 by PJ Anderer
     2017-02-18 by David Olson
     2019-06-07 by Andrew Karr
     2019-07-07 by Frank Sutman

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This peak is considered a man-made hill--it is located in a former quarry and appears to be a slag head of old mine debris. By the usual convention of county highpointers, man-made areas are not eligible high point candidates. The highest natural ground in Harford County, Maryland is located to the northwest, along the PA-MD border--Click here for its peak page.
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Whiteford Benchmark looking East (2015-04-21). Photo by Wayne Snyder.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 294 ft/90 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 298 ft/90 m
  Key Col: 510 ft/155 m
IsolationNearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Whiteford Benchmark  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Northern Blue Ridge
Range5: South Mountain-Catoctin
Drainage BasinsSusquehanna
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapDelta O39076f3 1:24,000
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR
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