Thorny Flat, West Virginia

Prominence: 1688 ft, 515 m

Elevation: 4848 feet, 1478 meters

True Isolation: 32.5 mi, 52.31 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4848 ft / 1478 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 23' 42'' N, 79° 59' 31'' W
38.395049, -79.991849 (Dec Deg)
588037 E 4250129 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionPocahontas (Highest Point)

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     Thorny Benchmark at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio) Trip Report for Pocahontas, WV by Ron Tagliapietra Trip Report for Pocahontas, WV by Fred Lobdell Trip Report for Pocahontas, WV by Michael Schwartz Trip Report for Pocahontas, WV by Ryan Richardson Trip Report for Pocahontas, WV by Ken Oeser

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Lists that contain Thorny Flat:
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #35)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #30)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #98)
     100 Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #30)
     Southeast USA Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #43)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #462)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #6)
     West Virginia County High Points (Rank #2)
     West Virginia 4500-foot Peaks (Rank #2)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 37
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 29)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2006-01-15 by Derek English
     2013-04-20 by William Musser
     2016-05-31 by Ben Lostracco
     2017-01-31 by Andrew Hollis
     2018-09-02 by Tom Layton
     2019-09-28 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Marker is behind the posted sign - 38.393510N, 079.99184W (NAD83) (2021-01-02). Photo by Steven Fishback .
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1688 ft/515 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1728 ft/527 m
  Line Parent: Spruce Knob
  Key Col: 3160 ft/963 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 32.5 mi/52.31 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.699211, -79.533563
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Spruce Knob  (NE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Shavers Fork Mountain Complex (Highest Point)
Range6: Cheat Mountain (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsMajor Triple Divide Point
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Monongahela (HP)
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Greenbrier (HP)
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Monongahela National Forest
Topo MapCass O38079d8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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