Trimble Knob Earthcache (GC2F5R0) was created by bennington200 on 9/14/2010. Hiking info, trail maps, and trip reports from Trimble Knob (3,123 ft) in Virginia A peak’s prominence, also known as topographic prominence or relative height, is a … Last year, we featured one known as Mole Hill, which is technically an active volcano. Volcanic eruptions in Virginia are considered extremely unlikely, since the most
This one is in Monterey, VA. Not very impressive but it is 35 million years old. Volcanic eruptions, the most violent of all geological hazards, are extremely unlikely in Virginia in the foreseeable future considering that the most recent eruptions were 47 million years ago (Middle Eocene) and the nearest active volcano is over a thousand miles away. 1 Virginia has two extinct volcanoes, Mole Hill and Trimble Knob. Trimble Knob, located southwest of Monterey in Highland County, Virginia, is a conical hill composed of basalt, a volcanic rock, of Eocene (early Tertiary) age.It is the eroded remnant of what was an active volcano or diatreme that last erupted approximately 35 million years ago, making it one of the youngest volcanos on the east coast of North America. One of two volcanoes in Virginia. Trimble Knob - Physical Feature (Summit) in Highland County. Virginia also has the youngest volcanoes on the East Coast: 200-foot high Trimble Knob in Highland County, and 150-foot high Mole Hill in Rockingham County. Today, we venture to the scenic town of Monterey, where an extinct volcano known as Trimble Knob What are the odds of us Virginians dying in a pyroclastic flow? Trimble Knob from Mapcarta, the free map. The nearest major town is Mill Gap, VA. Find out why Virginia is for Lovers. Trimble Knob: A volcanic neck near Monterey in Highland County. The plug of an ancient volcano, Trimble Knob is the youngest volcano in Virginia. The Trimble Mountain loop is an easy to moderate loop situated just opposite the Todd Lake Recreation Area on FDR95. There are several views of Big Bald Knob and Little Bald Knob on the western section of the loop. Trimble Knob is a mountain in Virginia and has an elevation of 3123 feet. Trimble Knob, An Extinct Volcano In The Shenandoah Valley, Is One Of Virginia’s Most Fascinating Natural Wonders Highland County, Virginia is renowned for its abundance of natural beauty. It's a Other size geocache, with difficulty of 1.5, terrain of 1. T rimble Knob is a Summit in Highland County. Volcanic eruptions, the most violent of all geological hazards, are extremely unlikely in Virginia in the foreseeable future considering that the most recent eruptions were 47 million years ago (Middle Eocene) and the nearest active volcano is over a thousand miles away. Trimble Knob: A volcanic neck near Monterey in Highland County. Young is a relative term - Mole Hill is 48 million years old, and Trimble Knob is 35 million years old. You may be surprised that there are exactly two in the state of Virginia. Hiking info, trail maps, and trip reports from Trimble Knob (3,123 ft) in Virginia Trimble Knob is a physical feature (summit) in Highland County. At the end of the circuit, the short climb up to the Todd Lake dam embankment offers a beautiful lunch spot, and view of the lake. Trimble Knob is visible from US 220. Exploring the area, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains framed by picturesque sugar maples and lively rivers. It's located in Virginia, United States. The primary coordinates for Trimble Knob places it within the VA 24465 ZIP Code delivery area..