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Crows Nest Peak, South Dakota


Prominence: 268 ft, 81 m

Elevation: 7048 feet, 2148 meters


Approx. Isolation: 7.3 mi, 11.75 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 7050 ft / 2149 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 3' 19'' N; 103° 57' 45'' W
44.055316, -103.962587 (Dec Deg)
583097E 4878540N Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceSouth Dakota
County/Second Level RegionPennington
City/TownWest Pennington
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Black Hills, SD Expedition No. 86: Lupe a couple of hundred feet W of the marker for the summit of Crows Nest Peak. Crows Nest Peak is in the western limestone plateau country of the Black Hills less than 5 miles from the Wyoming border. The surrounding area is gently rolling, but generally so flat that there are no distant views possible of or from the "peak". A red and yellow USFS survey marker in a small clearing in the woods marks the site of a US Geological Survey BM that says "Crow" and "1912" which was buried beneath 6" of snow this day. Without those aides, you would have no idea you were at the summit of the 7th highest point in the Black Hills at 7,048 ft. The surrounding country is nevertheless both remote and beautiful (2014-05-03). Photo by Lupe Lunde.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 268 ft/81 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 288 ft/87 m
  Line Parent: Crooks Tower
  Key Col: Badget Ranch    6780 ft/2067 m
Isolation7.3 mi/11.75 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Crooks Tower  (NNE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Great Plains
Range4: Black Hills
Range5: Southern Black Hills
Drainage BasinsMissouri
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Black Hills National Forest
Topo MapCrows Nest Peak O44103a8 1:24,000
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