Black Mesa, Oklahoma

Prominence: 0 ft, 0 m

Elevation: 4973 feet, 1516 meters

Approx. Isolation: 17.72 mi, 28.52 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4975 ft / 1517 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 55' 55'' N; 102° 59' 52'' W
36.931838, -102.997859 (Dec Deg)
678312E 4089183N Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceOklahoma (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionCimarron (Highest Point)

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Other Web Sites Trip Report for Cimarron, OK by Carl Millsap Trip Report for Cimarron, OK by Ron Tagliapietra Trip Report for Cimarron, OK by Edward Earl

Lists that contain Black Mesa:
     Oklahoma County High Points (Rank #1)
     U.S. State Park High Points (Rank #8)
     Contiguous 48 U.S. State High Points (Rank #21)
     United States State High Points (plus DC) (Rank #23)
     U.S. State High Points (Rank #23)
     United States State/Territory High Points (Rank #23)
     Southern USA CoHPs (Rank #37)
     Combined USA-Canada-Mexico State/Province High Points (Rank #58)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #95)

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:
     1989-04-23 by Greg Slayden
     1999-01-17 by Ben Lostracco
     2002-09-21 by Ben Lostracco
     2006-12-27 by Caj Svensson
     2007-08-26 by Bruce Dyleski
     2007-10-30 by ChadL Painter (GPS Track)
     2008-12-17 by Ryan Courtney
     2009-05-22 by Jamie Bakken
     2009-05-22 by Doug Urban
     2009-09-12 by James Kaufman
     2009-10-30 by Walter Blume
     2010-04-16 by James Barlow
     2010-08-14 by Peter Stone
     2010-10-16 by David J. Rhude
     2011-05-07 by Richard Oestreicher
     2011-06-17 by Douglas Knipple
     2012-03-02 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2012-06-03 by Tye Scott
     2013-07-07 by Joe McGillian
     2013-07-13 by Alan Barber
     2014-07-13 by David Odenwalder
     2014-08-21 by Rob Anthony

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This beautiful granite monument atop the flat expanse of Black Mesa marks the highest spot in Oklahoma (1989-04-23).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 0 ft/0 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 13 ft/3 m
  Key Col: 4973 ft/1516 m
Isolation17.72 mi/28.52 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Carrizo Mountain-East Slope  (NNW)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Great Plains
Range4: Southern Great Plains
Range5: Raton Mesas
Drainage BasinsArkansas
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Black Mesa State Park (Highest Point)
Topo MapKenton O36102h8 1:24,000
Route #1 Scramble
Trailhead: 4350 ft/1326 m
Vertical Gain: 623 ft/190 m
Distance (one way): 1.2 mi/1.93 km
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Other Photos

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Obelisk, benchmark, ammo box (with summit register) and koala on the top of Oklahoma (2010-08-14). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Black Mesa marker (2012-07-11). Photo by Ronald Land.
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Cool Marker (2012-03-03). Photo by Ken Curtis.
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