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Canaan Valley Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointMount Porte Crayon (4770 ft/1454 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesWest Virginia (99%), Maryland (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area333 sq mi / 861 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent30 mi / 49 km North-South
20 mi / 31 km East-West
Center Lat/Long39° 3' N; 79° 26' W
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Map of Canaan Valley Area
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Canaan Valley Area.
Allegheny MountainsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Central Pennsylvania Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Laurel HighlandsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northern Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Canaan Valley AreaLevel 5
                 Dobbin RidgeLevel 6 (Child)
                 Canaan-Browns MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Cabin MountainLevel 6 (Child)
                 Dolly SodsLevel 6 (Child)
         Western Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Shavers Fork Mountain ComplexLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Spruce Mountain AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Yew Mountains AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Allegheny MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Canaan Valley Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Mount Porte Crayon47701454Dolly Sods
2.Roaring Plains47021433Dolly Sods
3.Green Knob4680+1426+Dolly Sods
4.South Porte Crayon46591420Dolly Sods
5.Haystack Knob45551388Dolly Sods
6.Weiss Knob4440+1353+Cabin Mountain
7.Bald Knob4360+1329+Cabin Mountain
8.Harman Knob4180+1274+Cabin Mountain
9.Bell Knob4140+1262+Dolly Sods
10.Plains Benchmark41221256Dolly Sods
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Mount Porte Crayon47701454Dolly Sods
2.Weiss Knob4440+1353+Cabin Mountain
3.Pointy Knob37401140Canaan-Browns Mountains



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