Key Col for Mount Rushmore

Col Elevation: 5320- feet, 1622- meters

Key Col for:Mount Rushmore  (5725 ft/1745 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5320 - 5280 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Road/Route through Col:SD 244
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)43° 53' 2'' N, 103° 27' 53'' W
43.883775, -103.464661 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 405 ft/123 m
Optimistic: 445 ft/136 m
Average: 425 ft/130 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Black Elk Peak
Prominence Parent: Black Elk Peak
Island Parent: Black Elk Peak
Ridgewalk Distance:5.7 mi/9.18 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceSouth Dakota
County/Second Level RegionPennington

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Great Plains
Range4: Black Hills
Range5: Southern Black Hills
Drainage BasinsMissouri
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Black Hills National Forest/Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Topo MapMount Rushmore    O43103h4    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Mount Rushmore to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Mount Rushmore5725405    
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col)5320   0.50.5
(Ridge Junction)    3.393.88
(Ridge Junction)    1.034.92
LINE PARENT: Black Elk Peak72312911  0.785.7
PROM PARENT: Black Elk Peak72312911    
ISLAND PARENT: Black Elk Peak72312911    

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