Blue Knob, Pennsylvania

Prominence: 780 ft, 238 m

Elevation: 3120+ feet, 951+ meters

True Isolation: 46.01 mi, 74.04 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3120 - 3140 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 3120 ft / 951 m
    (Range 3120 - 3140 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 17' 20'' N, 78° 33' 47'' W
40.288958, -78.562966 (Dec Deg)
707155 E 4462679 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionBedford (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Blue Knob:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #540)
     Mid-Atlantic CoHPs (Rank #12)
     Northeast USA Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #10)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #55)
     U.S. State Park High Points (Rank #13)
     USA Lower 48 Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #44)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #148)
     Mid-Atlantic with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #6)
     Northeast U.S. Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #12)
     Pennsylvania County High Points (Rank #2)
     "Helman Counties"-Greatest Elevation Differential (Rank #31)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2001-05-22 by Scott Surgent
     2010-09-05 by Richard Oestreicher
     2011-08-02 by Dennis Stewart
     2011-11-12 by Ed Wandall
     2012-03-31 by Ethan Myers
     2012-09-09 by Richard Oestreicher
     2012-10-21 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2014-09-17 by Trevor Kent
     2016-04-09 by Mark Lentz
     2016-07-03 by PJ Anderer (GPS Track)
     2016-10-04 by Scott MacQuarrie

View ascents of peak by registered members (68 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 780 ft/238 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 820 ft/250 m
  Key Col: 2340 ft/713 m
Isolation46.01 mi/74.04 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Baughman Rocks  (SW)
Isolation Limit Point: 39° 48' 48'' N, 79° 10' 17'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsJuniata
Susquehanna (HP)
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Blue Knob State Park (Highest Point)
Topo MapBlue Knob O40078c5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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