Pilot Knob, Kentucky

Prominence: 500 ft, 152 m

Elevation: 1440 feet, 439 meters

True Isolation: 2.92 mi, 4.71 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 1440 ft / 439 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)High Point Name: Powell County High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 54' 41'' N, 83° 56' 9'' W
37.91129, -83.93573 (Dec Deg)
241913 E 4200037 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
This peak has 7 other candidate high point areas:
AreaElevationMap NameMap View
Main Summit1440Levee
Rotten Point1440Levee
Area 31440Levee
Area 41440Levee
Area 51440Stanton
Area 61440Stanton
Area 71440Clay City
Area 81440Stanton
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPowell (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Pilot Knob:
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #391)
     Kentucky County High Points (Rank #29)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 4
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 4)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2005-12-27 by Tom Kiffmeyer
     2013-07-26 by William Musser
     2019-11-03 by Chris Chaney

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Benchmark on the summit (2019-11-02). Photo by Chris Chaney.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 500 ft/152 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 520 ft/158 m
  Key Col: 940 ft/287 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.92 mi/4.71 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.9275, -83.8858
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Westbrook Mountain  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Cumberland Plateau
Range5: Northern Cumberland Plateau
Drainage BasinsOhio
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapLevee O37083h8 1:24,000
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