Poor Mountain, Virginia

Prominence: 1448 ft, 441 m

Elevation: 3928 feet, 1197 meters

Approx. Isolation: 23.32 mi, 37.53 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 3928 ft / 1197 m
SubpeaksPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak (3760 ft/1146 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 10' 46'' N; 80° 9' 46'' W
37.17956, -80.162753 (Dec Deg)
574320E 4115120N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionRoanoke (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Poor Mountain:
     Virginia County/Ind. City High Points (Rank #25)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #53)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #84)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-10-09 by Scott Parkins
     2011-11-12 by Tom Layton
     2012-02-01 by Krissy Scholetzky
     2014-03-10 by Richard Oestreicher

View ascents of peak by registered members (28 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1448 ft/441 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1468 ft/447 m
  Key Col: 2480 ft/756 m
Isolation23.32 mi/37.53 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Bear Cliff  (WNW)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Southern Blue Ridge Front
Range5: South Virginia Blue Ridge
Drainage BasinsRoanoke
Pamlico Sound
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapElliston O37080b2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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