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Bird Knob, West Virginia


Prominence: 464 ft, 141 m

Elevation: 1864 feet, 568 meters


True Isolation: 7.71 mi, 12.41 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 1863 ft / 568 m
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 18' 51'' N; 81° 13' 59'' W
38.314168, -81.233103 (Dec Deg)
479622E 4240699N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionClay (Highest Point)
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     Bird Knob at ListsOfJohn.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Clay, WV by Michael Schwartz
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Clay, WV by Charlie Zerphey

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Lists that contain Bird Knob:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #586)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #154)
     West Virginia County High Points (Rank #33)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 464 ft/141 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 504 ft/153 m
  Key Col: 1400 ft/427 m
Isolation7.71 mi/12.41 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Kayford Mountain  (SSW)
Isolation Limit Point: 38° 12' 24'' N; 81° 11' 40'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Plateau
Range5: Southern Allegheny Plateau (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Kanawha
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Gauley
Kanawha
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
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