Bald Knob, Pennsylvania

Prominence: 210 ft, 64 m

Elevation: 2930 feet, 893 meters

True Isolation: 5.79 mi, 9.31 km
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 7' N, 79° 12' W
40.115, -79.203 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSomerset

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-08-07 by Dennis Stewart
     2012-12-28 by John Morrow
     2014-04-06 by Andrew Hollis
     2017-09-17 by Kodiak Firesmith (GPS Track)

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This Bald Knob (there are several Bald Knobs in Pennsylvania) may be the 11th highest named point in Pennsylvania.
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Survey Marker for Bald Knob, locked away behind cyclone fencing inside an abandoned(?) radio tower pad (2017-09-17). Photo by Kodiak Firesmith.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 210 ft/64 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 230 ft/70 m
  Key Col: 2720 ft/829 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.79 mi/9.31 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 40.0542, -79.2783
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Laurel Hill Fire Towers  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Laurel Highlands
Drainage BasinsMonongahela
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Forbes State Forest
Topo MapBakersville O40079a2 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Dennis Stewart.
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