Hanging Rock, West Virginia

Prominence: 40 ft, 12 m

Elevation: 3780+ feet, 1152+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 2.94 mi, 4.74 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3780 - 3800 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 3780 ft / 1152 m
    (Range 3780 - 3800 ft)
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 30' 16'' N; 80° 27' 11'' W
37.50445, -80.45301 (Dec Deg)
548346E 4150976N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionMonroe

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Impressive rock outcropping has lookout with great views. Also used as a raptor observatory in the Fall.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 40 ft/12 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 80 ft/24 m
  Key Col: 3740 ft/1140 m
Isolation2.94 mi/4.74 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peters Mountain-Peak 4040  (WSW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Ridges
Range4: Central Appalachian Ridges
Range5: South-Central Appalachian Ridges
Range6: Peters Mountain
Drainage Basins
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic Ocean

Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: George Washington-Jefferson National Forest
Topo MapGap Mills O37080e4 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the database by Rickey Shortt.

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