Fairfax County High Point, Virginia

Prominence: 230 ft, 70 m

Elevation: 520+ feet, 158+ meters

True Isolation: 13.8 mi, 22.21 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 520 - 530 ft
    (10-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 519 ft / 158 m
    (Range 519 - 529 ft)
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Gantt Hill
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 55' 13'' N, 77° 13' 48'' W
38.920402, -77.230054 (Dec Deg)
306669 E 4310308 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionFairfax (Highest Point)
City/TownTysons Corner

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     Fairfax County High Point at Trip Report for Fairfax, VA by Fred Lobdell Trip Report for Fairfax, VA by Roy Wallen Trip Report for Fairfax, VA by Dan Case Trip Report for Fairfax, VA by Michael Schwartz Trip Report for Fairfax, VA by Don Desrosiers

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Lists that contain Fairfax County High Point:
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #420)
     Virginia County/Ind. City High Points (Rank #78)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #891)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 70
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 69)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2010-06-09 by Ed Wandall
     2014-04-03 by Wayne Snyder
     2016-03-19 by Jason Potkay (Unsuccessful)
     2017-06-24 by Jason Rossman (GPS Track)
     2018-12-10 by Andrew Karr (GPS Track)
     2019-07-03 by David Majors
     2019-10-05 by Dave Covill
     2022-07-20 by Ben Michelson

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 230 ft/70 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 250 ft/76 m
  Key Col: 290 ft/88 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 13.8 mi/22.21 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.1167, -77.1808
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Black Hill  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Northern Blue Ridge
Range5: Northern Virginia Blue Ridge
Drainage BasinsPotomac
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapFalls Church O38077h2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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