Scales Mound, Illinois

Prominence: 168 ft, 51 m

Elevation: 1168 feet, 356 meters

True Isolation: 2.96 mi, 4.76 km
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 28' 2'' N, 90° 16' 17'' W
42.467254, -90.271311 (Dec Deg)
724330 E 4705265 N, Zone 15 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionJo Daviess
City/TownScales Mound

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-12-05 by Dennis Stewart
     2016-08-05 by Chris Hoffman

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Scales Mound may be the 4th highest named point in Illinois.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 168 ft/51 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 188 ft/57 m
  Key Col: 1000 ft/305 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.96 mi/4.76 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 42.5025, -90.2383
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Charles Mound  (NE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Midwest-Great Lakes Area
Range4: Upper Mississippi Area
Range5: Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains
Drainage BasinsMississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapScales Mound West O42090d3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Dennis Stewart.

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