Pilot Knob, Iowa

Prominence: 326 ft, 99 m

Elevation: 1454 feet, 443 meters

True Isolation: 64.57 mi, 103.91 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 1454 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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Lists that contain Pilot Knob:
     Midwest USA CoHPs (Rank #399)
     Iowa County High Points (Rank #23)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 69
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 66)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2011-07-12 by Dennis Stewart
     2016-03-28 by Gustav Sexauer
     2018-11-24 by Zackary Michek (GPS Track)
     2020-11-28 by David Johnson (GPS Track)
     2022-03-05 by Josh Sanders (GPS Track)
     2022-06-15 by Dennis Stewart

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Tower atop the mightiest(?) county highpoint in Iowa (2016-04-30). Photo by Mr Wymore.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 326 ft/99 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 328 ft/99 m
  Line Parent: Pipestone County High Point
  Key Col: Lowe Pool    1128 ft/344 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 64.57 mi/103.91 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 43.26, -94.8325
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Emmet County High Point  (W)
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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