Mount Cook-False Summit, New Zealand

Prominence: 3 m, 10 ft

Elevation: 3718 meters, 12,198 feet

Approx. Isolation: 0.06 km, 0.04 mi
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to Mount Cook
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)43° 35' 40'' S, 170° 8' 31'' E
-43.594519, 170.141916 (Dec Deg)
430737 E 5172804 N, Zone 59 (UTM)
CountryNew Zealand

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Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 2
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This is the false summit of Mt Cook, which is the farthest north local maximum point on the summit ridge. In practice this is the highest point reached by many climbers. The true summit is about 6m taller, 60m-70m farther south along the highly exposed and technical summit ridge.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3 m/10 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 3 m/10 ft
  Line Parent: Mount Cook
  Key Col: 3715 m/12,188 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.06 km/0.04 mi
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Cook  (SSE)
RangesContinent: Australia-Oceania
Range2: New Zealand
Range3: Southern Alps
Drainage BasinsWaitaki
Pacific-New Zealand
Pacific Ocean
IslandSouth Island
OwnershipLand: Mount Cook National Park
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Eric Gilbertson.

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