Key Col for Haystack Knob

Col Elevation: 4360- feet, 1329- meters

Key Col for:Haystack Knob  (4555 ft/1388 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4360 - 4320 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 54' 18'' N, 79° 26' 30'' W
38.905042, -79.441591 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 195 ft/59 m
Optimistic: 235 ft/72 m
Average: 215 ft/66 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Green Knob
Prominence Parent: Green Knob
Island Parent: Mount Porte Crayon
Ridgewalk Distance:1.02 mi/1.64 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionPendleton

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Canaan Valley Area
Range6: Dolly Sods
Drainage BasinsSouth Branch Potomac
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Monongahela National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Roaring Plains West Wilderness Area
Topo MapLaneville    O38079h4    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Haystack Knob to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Haystack Knob4555195    
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col)4360   0.20.2
(Ridge Junction)    0.230.43
(Ridge Junction)  Appalachian DivideMonongahela/South Branch Potomac0.530.96
LINE PARENT: Green Knob4680280  0.061.02
PROM PARENT: Green Knob4680280    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Porte Crayon47701570    

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