South Mountain-Monument Knob, Maryland

Prominence: 280 ft, 85 m

Elevation: 1540+ feet, 469+ meters

True Isolation: 3.02 mi, 4.86 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1540 - 1560 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 1539 ft / 469 m
    (Range 1539 - 1559 ft)
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 30' 2'' N, 77° 37' 23'' W
39.500663, -77.623 (Dec Deg)
274464 E 4375623 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionFrederick

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 64
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Selected Trip Reports:
     2010-10-08 by Ed Wandall
     2011-10-16 by Joel Ruark
     2015-09-26 by John Kriz
     2016-04-15 by Morris Zwick
     2016-09-08 by Andy Hatzos (GPS Track)
     2020-05-30 by Kenneth Kehoe
     2021-04-04 by Mark Akers (GPS Track)
     2021-09-30 by Matthew Maurer (GPS Track)

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Located on the AT, Monument Knob is the location of the first monument erected for George Washington in 1827.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 280 ft/85 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 320 ft/97 m
  Key Col: 1260 ft/384 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.02 mi/4.86 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.54, -77.5983
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    South Mountain-Pine Knob  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Northern Blue Ridge
Range5: South Mountain-Catoctin
Drainage BasinsPotomac
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Washington Monument State Park
Topo MapMyersville O39077e5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Jason Potkay.

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