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Snowshoe Fire Tower, West Virginia


Prominence: 75 ft, 23 m

Elevation: 4740 feet, 1445 meters


Approx. Isolation: 2.2 mi, 3.54 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 25' N; 79° 58' W
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionPocahontas
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     2011-10-09 by Richard Oestreicher

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60 foot fire tower sits at high point on ridge line.Incredible views from top. 4740 height from Snowshoe ski area topo map. I hiked the entire Cheat Ridge Trail and the lowest GPS reading I got was 4665 hence the 75 foot estimate for prominence.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 75 ft/23 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 75 ft/23 m
  Key Col: 4665 ft/1422 m
Isolation2.2 mi/3.54 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Thorny Flat  (SW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Shavers Fork Mountain Complex
Range6: Back Allegheny Mountain
Drainage Basins
Monongahela
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean


Greenbrier
New
Kanawha
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Monongahela National Forest
Topo MapCass O38079d8 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Richard Oestreicher.



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