Bald Knob, Illinois

Prominence: 440 ft, 134 m

Elevation: 1020+ feet, 311+ meters

True Isolation: 43.73 mi, 70.37 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1020 - 1040 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 1020 ft / 311 m
    (Range 1020 - 1040 ft)
SubpeaksBald Knob Wilderness High Point (980 ft/299 m)
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 33' 7'' N, 89° 20' 46'' W
37.551927, -89.346179 (Dec Deg)
292750 E 4158689 N, Zone 16 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionUnion (Highest Point)
City/TownAlto Pass

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Lists that contain Bald Knob:
     Illinois County High Points (Rank #9)
     Midwest USA CoHPs (Rank #785)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 42
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 42)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2012-01-05 by Dennis Stewart
     2012-06-30 by Dennis Stewart
     2012-10-21 by Walter Blume
     2013-08-02 by Tom Owen
     2013-08-26 by Ben Banet
     2014-12-12 by Richard Oestreicher
     2015-06-01 by Richard Oestreicher
     2018-12-26 by Bryan Royer

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Union county IL with summit Cross of Peace (2013-08-02). Photo by Tom Owen.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 440 ft/134 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 470 ft/143 m
  Key Col: 580 ft/177 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 43.73 mi/70.37 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.6258, -90.1375
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Perry County High Point  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Midwest-Great Lakes Area
Range4: Lower Peninsula-Heartland
Range5: South and Central Illinois
Drainage BasinsMississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Shawnee National Forest
Topo MapCobden O37089e3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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