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Castle Island High Point, Massachusetts


Prominence: 10 ft, 3 m

Elevation: 30+ feet, 9+ meters


True Isolation: 0.9 mi, 1.44 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 30 - 40 ft
    (10-foot closed contour)
Peak TypeUnnamed High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 20' 17'' N, 71° 0' 41'' W
42.33815, -71.011291 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMassachusetts
County/Second Level RegionSuffolk
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 3
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 3)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1999-08-07 by Jean Andr√© Laverdure
     2019-11-11 by Arthur Caverly (GPS Track)

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Castle Island was in fact an island until it was connected to the mainland in the 1900s. The current high point is probably artificial as well, given the fort on top.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 10 ft/3 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 30 ft/9 m
  Key Col: 20 ft/6 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.9 mi/1.44 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 42.335, -71.0283
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Thompson Island High Point  (WSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: New England Upland
Range5: Southern New England Upland
Topo MapBoston South K42071c1 1:25,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Arthur Caverly.



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