Gay Knob, West Virginia

Prominence: 1025 ft, 313 m

Elevation: 4560+ feet, 1390+ meters

True Isolation: 2.94 mi, 4.73 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4560 - 4600 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 19' 0'' N, 80° 4' 12'' W
38.316606, -80.070095 (Dec Deg)
581292 E 4241353 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/Second Level RegionPocahontas

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     Southern USA Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #357)
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 4
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 4)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2020-10-03 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)

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The BM is at neither highest point nor peakbagger point, but very close to the triangulation mark of topo maps (2020-10-03). Photo by Powen Ru.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1025 ft/313 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1065 ft/325 m
  Line Parent: Red Lick Mountain
  Key Col: 3535 ft/1077 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.94 mi/4.73 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.3158, -80.1242
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Red Lick Mountain  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Plateaus
Range4: Allegheny Mountains
Range5: Shavers Fork Mountain Complex
Range6: Cloverlick-Middle Mountain Area (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Monongahela National Forest
Topo MapEdray O38080c1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Rickey Shortt.
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