Laurel Mountain-Lookout Tower, West Virginia

Prominence: 105 ft, 32 m

Elevation: 2920+ feet, 890+ meters

True Isolation: 0.67 mi, 1.08 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2920 - 2940 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 0' 15'' N, 79° 53' 11'' W
39.004124, -79.886491 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionBarbour

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A huge wind farm, complete with a service road, has been installed on the Laurel Mountain Ridge, its construction has removed/disturbed most of the original ridge line, except for the area surrounding this old Lookout Tower.
The summit HP is capped with a small Communication Tower and an old building, the old Tower (to the east and at a lower elevation) has been converted to a monitoring station.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 105 ft/32 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 125 ft/38 m
  Key Col: 2815 ft/858 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.67 mi/1.08 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.0133, -79.8825
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Bickle Knob  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Laurel Highlands
Drainage BasinsMonongahela
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapBelington O39079a8 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Ben Lostracco.

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