Key Col for Bald Knob

Col Elevation: 2320- feet, 707- meters

Key Col for:Bald Knob  (4361 ft/1329 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2320 - 2280 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 45' 39'' N; 80° 15' 2'' W
37.760921, -80.250553 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 2041 ft/622 m
Optimistic: 2081 ft/634 m
Average: 2061 ft/628 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Thorny Flat
Ridgewalk Distance:192.33 mi/309.52 km
CountryUnited States
West Virginia
County/Second Level RegionAlleghany

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 Key Col for Bald Knob    Bald Knob
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Ridges
Range4: Central Appalachian Ridges
Range5: Allegheny Mountain Ridge
Ridges/DividesAppalachian Divide
Drainage Basins
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic Ocean

Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: George Washington-Jefferson National Forest
Topo MapWhite Sulphur Springs    O37080g3    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Bald Knob to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointLocationElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Bald KnobUSA-VA43612041Appalachian DivideNew/James  
(Ridge Junction)   Appalachian DivideNew/James7.517.51
(Ridge Junction)   Appalachian DivideNew/James1.178.68
(Ridge Junction)   Appalachian DivideNew/James10.9419.62
(Ridge Junction)   Appalachian DivideGreenbrier/James21.8841.51
(Ridge Junction)   Appalachian DivideGreenbrier/James1.3142.82
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col) 2320 Appalachian DivideGreenbrier/James7.1349.95
(Ridge Junction)   Appalachian DivideGreenbrier/James22.3472.29
(Ridge Junction)   Appalachian DivideGreenbrier/James10.6882.98
(Ridge Junction)   Appalachian DivideGreenbrier/James21.84104.82
Watering Pond Knob-Northeast RidgeUSA-VA/WV4320 Appalachian DivideGreenbrier/James17.07121.89
(Ridge Junction)   Appalachian DivideGreenbrier/South Branch Potomac14.54136.43
(Ridge Junction)   Appalachian DivideGreenbrier/South Branch Potomac7.06143.49
(Ridge Junction)    Monongahela/Greenbrier33.33176.82
LINE PARENT: Thorny FlatUSA-WV48481688 Monongahela/Greenbrier15.51192.33
PROM PARENT:  (Unnamed Col)       

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