Pilot Knob, Iowa

Prominence: 327 ft, 100 m

Elevation: 1453 feet, 443 meters

True Isolation: 64.57 mi, 103.91 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 1453 ft / 443 m
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)43° 15' 9'' N, 93° 33' 10'' W
43.25261, -93.552882 (Dec Deg)
455121 E 4789016 N, Zone 15 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionHancock (Highest Point)

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     Pilot Knob at Trip Report for Hancock, IA by Ron Tagliapietra Trip Report for Hancock, IA by Edward Earl

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Lists that contain Pilot Knob:
     Iowa County High Points (Rank #23)
     Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #45)
     Midwest USA CoHPs (Rank #400)
     EPIC List - States of the USA (Rank #72)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-07-12 by Dennis Stewart
     2016-03-28 by Gustav Sexauer

View ascents of peak by registered members (47 total)

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Tower atop the mightiest county highpoint in Iowa (2016-04-30). Photo by Jobe Wymore.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 327 ft/100 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 327 ft/100 m
  Line Parent: Divide County High Point
  Key Col: Lowe Pool    1126 ft/343 m
Isolation64.57 mi/103.91 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Emmet County High Point  (W)
Isolation Limit Point: 43° 15' 36'' N, 94° 49' 57'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Midwest-Great Lakes Area
Range4: Upper Mississippi Area
Range5: Mississippi-Missouri River Plains
Drainage BasinsMississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapPilot Knob O43093c5 1:24,000
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR
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