Section Gap

Gaps

Gap

Low point or opening between hills or mountains or in a ridge or mountain range.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
34.5917523°, -85.9974778°
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Elevation

1286 ft. (392 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Section Gap is covered by the Dutton, AL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Gaps

Gossett Gap 0.8 mi
Ferncliff Gap 2.5 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

WKEA-FM (Scottsboro) Man-made 0.4 mi
Chisenhall Spring Water 0.6 mi
Bluff Cemetery Man-made 0.7 mi
Lake Shore Drive Cabin Site Area Man-made 0.7 mi
Chisenhall Cemetery Man-made 0.8 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is SCOTTSB which is approximately 15 miles away and has an elevation of 615 feet (671 feet lower than Section Gap). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 6.01" 49.8° 28.3°
February 5.22" 54.9° 31.0°
March 6.52" 63.8° 38.3°
April 4.52" 72.3° 45.1°
May 5.02" 80.0° 54.5°
June 4.38" 86.9° 62.9°
July 4.53" 90.3° 66.8°
August 3.43" 89.9° 65.4°
September 4.81" 84.3° 58.6°
October 3.61" 74.3° 45.6°
November 4.98" 63.2° 37.1°
December 5.65" 53.6° 30.5°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 70% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 73% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 93% of other locations on record.