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Pilot Knob, Iowa


Prominence: 319 ft, 97 m

Elevation: 1450+ feet, 442+ meters


Approx. Isolation: 65.46 mi, 105.35 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1450 - 1460 ft
    (10-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 1450 ft / 442 m
    (Range 1450 - 1460 ft)
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)43° 15' 9'' N; 93° 33' 10'' W
43.25261, -93.552882 (Dec Deg)
455121E 4789016N Zone 15 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceIowa
County/Second Level RegionHancock (Highest Point)
City/TownEllington
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Other Web Sites
     Pilot Knob at ListsOfJohn.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Hancock, IA by Ron Tagliapietra
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Hancock, IA by Edward Earl

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Lists that contain Pilot Knob:
     Iowa County High Points (Rank #23)
     (Alternate) Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #45)
     (Alternate) The USA Second Lap List (Rank #38)
     Midwest USA CoHPs (Rank #400)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-07-12 by Dennis Stewart
     2016-03-28 by Gustav Sexauer

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (45 total)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Tower atop the mightiest county highpoint in Iowa (2016-04-30). Photo by Jobe Wymore.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 319 ft/97 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 339 ft/103 m
  Key Col: 1131 ft/345 m
Isolation65.46 mi/105.35 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Emmet County High Point  (W)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Midwest-Great Lakes Area
Range4: Upper Mississippi Area
Range5: Mississippi-Missouri River Plains
Drainage BasinsMississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapPilot Knob O43093c5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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