Bald Knob-Northwest Summit, West Virginia

Prominence: 68 ft, 21 m

Elevation: 4308 feet, 1313 meters

True Isolation: 0.29 mi, 0.47 km
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to Bald Knob
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 0' N, 79° 26' W
39.008, -79.427 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionTucker

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This summit has a rocky overlook offering an outstanding panorama of the area. Access is from the Canaan Valley State Park via the green blazed Bald Knob Trail. Most people visit this summit and don't bother with the high point of the mountain to the southeast.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 68 ft/21 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 68 ft/21 m
  Key Col: 4240 ft/1292 m
Isolation0.29 mi/0.47 km
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    Bald Knob  (ESE)
Isolation Limit Point: 39° 0' 21'' N, 79° 25' 21'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Canaan Valley Area
Range6: Cabin Mountain
Drainage BasinsMonongahela
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Monongahela National Forest/Canaan Valley State Park
Topo MapBlackwater Falls O39079a4 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Ben Lostracco.

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