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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
Elevation 5,443 ft (1,659 m)
Prominence 240 ft (73 m)
Location Avery County, North Carolina, U.S.
Parent range Unaka Mountains
Blue Ridge Mountains
Topo map USGS 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.

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

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