Big Mountain



Elevation with a narrow, elongated crest which can be part of a hill or mountain.
See also: Pillars and Summits
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
34.9425899°, -83.1370961°
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2844 ft. (867 m.)

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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. Big Mountain is covered by the Satolah, GA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Highlands, NC 8 mi
Salem, SC 10 mi
Cashiers, NC 11 mi
Sky Valley, GA 12 mi
Walhalla, SC 13 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Salt Trough Gap Land 0.3 mi
Lick Log Creek Water 0.9 mi
Rand Mountain Land 0.9 mi
Little Mountain Land 1.0 mi
Round Top Land 1.0 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 HIGHLA which is approximately 8 miles away and has an elevation of 3,840 feet (996 feet higher than Big Mountain). 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 8.06" 41.9° 23.4°
February 7.05" 46.0° 25.1°
March 8.98" 54.3° 31.5°
April 6.47" 62.4° 37.5°
May 7.90" 69.5° 46.0°
June 7.12" 75.1° 52.9°
July 6.61" 78.0° 57.2°
August 6.59" 76.3° 56.4°
September 6.76" 70.9° 50.7°
October 6.05" 61.7° 39.7°
November 8.24" 52.0° 31.9°
December 7.74" 44.0° 26.2°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 91% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 62% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 98% of other locations on record.