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Pointy Knob, West Virginia


Prominence: 420 ft, 128 m

Elevation: 3740+ feet, 1140+ meters


True Isolation: 1.1 mi, 1.76 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3740 - 3760 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 0' 8'' N, 79° 28' 1'' W
39.002294, -79.466922 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionTucker
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 6
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 6)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2013-05-01 by Richard Oestreicher
     2020-09-26 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)

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Pointy Knob is pretty flat on top. My Garmin map gives a spot elevation of 3730 ( I don't know their source). My maximum GPS reading was 3732.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 420 ft/128 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 460 ft/140 m
  Key Col: 3320 ft/1012 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.1 mi/1.76 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.0042, -79.4467
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Weiss Knob  (E)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Canaan Valley Area
Range6: Canaan-Browns Mountains
Drainage BasinsMonongahela
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Monongahela National Forest
Topo MapBlackwater Falls O39079a4 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Richard Oestreicher.



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