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Wheeler Fire Tower, Pennsylvania


Prominence: 45 ft, 14 m

Elevation: 1925 feet, 587 meters


True Isolation: 1.81 mi, 2.91 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 41' 27'' N, 79° 15' 26'' W
41.690953, -79.257139 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvincePennsylvania
County/Second Level RegionWarren
City/TownWatson
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The Wheeler Fire Tower, located in the Hearts Content Campground of the Allegheny National Forest, is one of two Fire Towers still standing in Warren County , the other being Cole Hill. The 80 foot tall Tower, erected in 1922, was the first for Warren County. It is called Wheeler for the Wheeler-Dusenbury farm.
The locked, fenced-in Tower is not open to the public.
A BM embedded in concrete is to one side of the Tower "USC&G SURVEY, STATE, 1935".
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 45 ft/14 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 45 ft/14 m
  Key Col: 1880 ft/573 m
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   Distance: 1.81 mi/2.91 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 41.7058, -79.2283
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Plateau
Range5: Northern Allegheny Plateau
Drainage BasinsAllegheny
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Allegheny National Forest
Topo MapCobham O41079f3 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Ben Lostracco.



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