South Mountain-Monument Knob, Maryland

Prominence: 280 ft, 85 m

Elevation: 1540+ feet, 469+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 3.21 mi, 5.17 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)
274464E 4375623N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionFrederick

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-10-08 by Ed Wandall
     2011-10-16 by Joel Ruark
     2015-09-26 by John Kriz

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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
Isolation3.21 mi/5.17 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    South Mountain-Pine Knob  (NNE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Northern Blue Ridge
Range5: South Mountain-Catoctin
Drainage BasinsPotomac
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Washington Monument State Park
Topo MapMyersville O39077e5 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the database by Jason Potkay.

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