Flagpole Knob, Virginia

Prominence: 640 ft, 195 m

Elevation: 4360+ feet, 1329+ meters

True Isolation: 4.52 mi, 7.28 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4360 - 4400 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4360 ft / 1329 m
    (Range 4360 - 4400 ft)
Alternate Name(s)Slate Springs Mountain
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 30' 36'' N, 79° 11' 3'' W
38.510012, -79.184218 (Dec Deg)
658316 E 4263967 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionRockingham (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Flagpole Knob:
     Virginia County/Ind. City High Points (Rank #11)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #33)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #46)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #56)
     Virginia 4000-foot peaks (Rank #27)
     High Points of Counties in 13 Original States (Rank #38)
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #46)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 42
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 42)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-05-11 by Scott Surgent
     2013-05-01 by Richard Oestreicher
     2015-07-31 by Brian Whited
     2017-07-07 by PJ Anderer
     2019-03-29 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 640 ft/195 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 720 ft/219 m
  Key Col: Briery Branch Gap    3720 ft/1134 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.52 mi/7.28 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.4625, -79.2417
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Reddish Knob  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Ridges
Range4: Central Appalachian Ridges
Range5: Shenandoah Mountain
Drainage BasinsShenandoah
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: George Washington-Jefferson National Forest
Topo MapBrandywine O38079e2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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