Big Yellow Mountain

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Big Yellow Mountain
Big Yellow Mountain from Grandfather Mountain, Oct 2016.jpg
Big Yellow Mountain seen from Grandfather Mountain
Highest point
Elevation5,443 ft (1,659 m)[1]
Prominence240 ft (73 m)[2]
Coordinates36°06′36″N 82°01′37″W / 36.11000°N 82.02694°W / 36.11000; -82.02694Coordinates: 36°06′36″N 82°01′37″W / 36.11000°N 82.02694°W / 36.11000; -82.02694[1]
Big Yellow Mountain is located in North Carolina
Big Yellow Mountain
Big Yellow Mountain
Location in North Carolina
LocationAvery County, North Carolina, U.S.
Parent rangeUnaka Mountains
Blue Ridge Mountains
Topo mapUSGS Carvers Gap

Big Yellow Mountain is a mountain in the North Carolina High Country and wholly in the Pisgah National Forest. Its elevation reaches 5,443 feet (1,659 m). The mountain generates feeder streams for the North Toe River.[citation needed]

Though named Big Yellow Mountain, it is actually 64 ft (20 m) lower than nearby Little Yellow Mountain.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Big Yellow Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-12-29.
  2. ^ "Big Yellow Mountain". Retrieved 2009-12-29.[self-published source?]