Independence Benchmark, West Virginia

Prominence: 172 ft, 52 m

Elevation: 1372 feet, 418 meters

Approx. Isolation: 9.35 mi, 15.04 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 1371 ft / 418 m
Peak TypeBenchmark/Trig Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 15' 6'' N; 80° 32' 28'' W
40.251619, -80.540981 (Dec Deg)
539038E 4455786N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionBrooke (Highest Point)

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     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #205)
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2013-06-13 by Ben Lostracco

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 172 ft/52 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 192 ft/58 m
  Key Col: 1200 ft/366 m
Isolation9.35 mi/15.04 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Quakers Knob  (NE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Plateau
Range5: Southern Allegheny Plateau
Drainage BasinsOhio
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapSteubenville East O40080c5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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