Mount Mingus

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Mount Mingus
Sugarland-mountain-trail-mingus1.jpg
Mount Mingus from the Sugarland Mountain Trail
Highest point
Elevation5,802 ft (1,768 m)
Prominence528 ft (161 m)
Coordinates35°37′4″N 83°27′33″W / 35.61778°N 83.45917°W / 35.61778; -83.45917Coordinates: 35°37′4″N 83°27′33″W / 35.61778°N 83.45917°W / 35.61778; -83.45917
Geography
LocationSevier County, Tennessee
Parent rangeAppalachian Mountains, Blue Ridge Mountains, Great Smoky Mountains
Topo mapUSGS Mount Mingus
Climbing
First ascentunknown
Easiest routeHike

Mount Mingus is a mountain located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is part of the Great Smoky Mountains subrange of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which is, in turn, part of the Appalachian Mountains. Its elevation is 5,802 feet (1,768 m) above sea level.[1]

Description[edit]

The summit of Mount Mingus is a rounded knob that reaches an elevation of 5,802 feet (1,768 m) above mean sea level. It is located about 1 mile (1.6 km) south of Newfound Gap Road (U.S. Route 441), the main thoroughfare through the national park, 1 mile (1.6 km) from the Tennessee-North Carolina state line and the Appalachian Trail, and 2 miles (3.2 km) west of Newfound Gap. It is also located east-southeast of the Sugarland Mountain massif, about 2.5 miles (4.0 km) south of the summit of Mount Le Conte, and about 2 miles (3.2 km) north-northeast of Mount Collins.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mount Mingus". Peakbagger. November 1, 2004. Retrieved 2021-08-18.
  2. ^ "Mount Mingus Topo Map in Sevier County, TN". Topozone. Locality, LLC. Retrieved 2021-08-18.