Boyers Knob, Pennsylvania

Prominence: 520 ft, 159 m

Elevation: 1780+ feet, 543+ meters

True Isolation: 4.46 mi, 7.18 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1780 - 1800 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 1779 ft / 543 m
    (Range 1779 - 1799 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 45' 22'' N, 76° 30' 41'' W
40.756141, -76.511394 (Dec Deg)
372420 E 4512786 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionNorthumberland (Highest Point)
City/TownEast Cameron

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     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #159)
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 22
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 21)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2012-04-01 by Ed Wandall
     2013-05-13 by Ben Lostracco
     2015-09-26 by Jean Andr√© Laverdure (GPS Track)
     2017-10-06 by Richard Oestreicher
     2020-05-11 by Frank Sutman

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Boyers Knob Tower from the height of land on Rt. 125. This was the start of the hike (2020-05-11). Photo by Frank Sutman.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 520 ft/159 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 560 ft/171 m
  Key Col: 1260 ft/384 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.46 mi/7.18 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 40.7375, -76.43
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Broad Mountain  (E)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Appalachian Ridges
Range4: Northern Appalachian Ridges
Range5: Anthracite Ridges
Drainage BasinsSusquehanna
Chesapeake Bay
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapShamokin O40076g5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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