Buckhorn Knob, Virginia/West Virginia

Prominence: 749 ft, 228 m

Elevation: 4069 feet, 1240 meters

True Isolation: 7.48 mi, 12.04 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4069 ft / 1240 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 17' 33'' N, 80° 58' 48'' W
37.29263, -80.980093 (Dec Deg)
501764 E 4127336 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
West Virginia
County/Second Level RegionBland
Mercer (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Buckhorn Knob:
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #71)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #21)
     Virginia 4000-foot peaks (Rank #80)
     West Virginia County High Points (Rank #8)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 16
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 14)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2004-12-21 by Hangzhou Hillbilly
     2016-05-26 by Ben Lostracco
     2019-03-14 by Will Waller
     2021-04-02 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)
     2022-03-18 by Dennis Stewart

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 749 ft/228 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 769 ft/234 m
  Key Col: 3320 ft/1012 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 7.48 mi/12.04 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.2475, -80.8567
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sugar Run Mountain  (ESE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Ridges
Range4: Southern Appalachian Ridges
Range5: Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area
Range6: East River Mountain (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsNew
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: George Washington-Jefferson National Forest
Topo MapOakvale O37080c8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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