White Sands National Park High Point, New Mexico

Prominence: 116 ft, 36 m

Elevation: 4116 feet, 1255 meters

True Isolation: 7.2 mi, 11.59 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)32° 43' 46'' N, 106° 20' 25'' W
32.729366, -106.340407 (Dec Deg)
374399 E 3622080 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/Second Level RegionOtero

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 8
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 8)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-02-08 by Dave Covill
     2020-12-05 by Douglas Harris (GPS Track)
     2020-12-05 by Harvey Sal
     2021-03-06 by Zak Evans
     2021-03-15 by Gary Neben

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New National Park, named in December 2019. Old Nat Mon boundary moved eastward a mile or two from the west side road, negating the old NM HP which exceeded 4,220'. This hill has a BM, and appears natural. There are two contours of 4,080'+ in the far northeast corner of the park, but no land over 4,100' in any direction for over a mile from the new park boundaries.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 116 ft/36 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 126 ft/39 m
  Key Col: 4000 ft/1219 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 7.2 mi/11.59 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 32.728476, -106.464061
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Former White Sands National Monument High Point  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Southwest Basins and Ranges
Range4: Southeast New Mexico Ranges
Range5: San Andres Mountains
Drainage BasinsRio Grande
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: White Sands National Park (Highest Point)
Topo MapLake Lucero NE O32106f3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Dave Covill.

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