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Laurel Hill Fire Towers, Pennsylvania


Prominence: 180 ft, 55 m

Elevation: 2960+ feet, 902+ meters


Approx. Isolation: 0.93 mi, 1.5 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2960 - 2980 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 2960 ft / 902 m
    (Range 2960 - 2980 ft)
Peak TypeUnnamed High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 3' 14'' N; 79° 16' 42'' W
40.053767, -79.278464 (Dec Deg)
646838E 4435145N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvincePennsylvania
County/Second Level RegionSomerset
Westmoreland
City/TownJefferson
Donegal twp
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     2010-09-26 by Richard Oestreicher
     2011-12-30 by John Morrow
     2012-08-17 by Don Raether
     2012-11-18 by Andrew Hollis
     2013-06-14 by Jean Andr√© Laverdure
     2014-04-24 by Wayne Snyder

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This is abut a mile and a half northeast of the Westmoreland County High Point, also on Laurel Hill (a 75 mile ridge). My GPS read 2986 feet on top. I don't know how to calculate prominence, but if this meets minimum prominence criteria and the GPS reading was accurate, that would make it the 4th highest peak in Pennsylvania.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 180 ft/55 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 220 ft/67 m
  Line Parent: Laurel Hill-Radio Tower
  Key Col: 2780 ft/847 m
Isolation0.93 mi/1.5 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Laurel Hill-Radio Tower  (SSW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Laurel Highlands
Drainage BasinsMonongahela
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Forbes State Forest
Topo MapSeven Springs O40079a3 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Richard Oestreicher.



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