Mount Sunflower, Kansas

Prominence: 19 ft, 6 m

Elevation: 4039 feet, 1231 meters

Approx. Isolation: 29.54 mi, 47.54 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4041 ft / 1231 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 1' 19'' N; 102° 2' 14'' W
39.021982, -102.037141 (Dec Deg)
756504E 4323394N Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceKansas (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionWallace (Highest Point)

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Other Web Sites Trip Report for Wallace, KS by Ron Tagliapietra

Lists that contain Mount Sunflower:
     Kansas County High Points (Rank #1)
     Midwest USA CoHPs (Rank #21)
     Contiguous 48 U.S. State High Points (Rank #26)
     United States State High Points (plus DC) (Rank #28)
     U.S. State High Points (Rank #28)
     United States State/Territory High Points (Rank #29)
     Combined USA-Canada-Mexico State/Province High Points (Rank #64)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #124)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Fifty State Summits, Guide with Maps to State Highpoints (Zumwalt)
       Highpoints of the United States: A Guide to the Fifty State Summits (Holmes)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1989-04-24 by Greg Slayden
     1998-06-20 by Andrew Mack
     2005-07-21 by Caj Svensson
     2009-05-21 by Jamie Bakken
     2009-05-22 by Doug Urban
     2009-08-30 by Eric Gilbertson
     2010-07-03 by Walter Blume
     2010-08-21 by Richard Oestreicher
     2010-10-15 by David J. Rhude
     2011-06-10 by Douglas Knipple
     2011-10-08 by Ken Curtis
     2012-05-08 by David Darby
     2012-10-26 by Alan Barber
     2012-11-12 by Danny Holwerda
     2013-02-18 by Bret Wilkens
     2013-05-30 by Ryan Courtney
     2013-09-23 by Tom & Becky Poremba
     2014-03-22 by Dennis Stewart
     2014-06-07 by Charles Russell
     2014-06-11 by Mark St. Pierre

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The high point of Kansas, Mount Sunflower, had these interesting sculptures decorating the summit (1989-04-24).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 19 ft/6 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 29 ft/9 m
  Key Col: 4020 ft/1225 m
Isolation29.54 mi/47.54 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Agate Mound  (WSW)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Great Plains
Range4: Central Great Plains
Range5: West Kansas-Nebraska High Plains
Drainage BasinsKansas
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Private Land
Topo MapMount Sunflower O39102a1 1:24,000
Route #1 Dirt Road
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Other Photos

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Early November snow on the "summit" of Mount Sunflower, Kansas (2011-11-02). Photo by Edward Earl.
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Celebrating a hard hike.. (2011-10-08). Photo by Ken Curtis.
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From Left to Right: Me, Amy, Cindy, and Chris (2011-10-08). Photo by Ken Curtis.
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