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Glacial Camelback Kame, Illinois


Prominence: 105 ft, 32 m

Elevation: 880 feet, 268 meters


True Isolation: 1.54 mi, 2.48 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 25' N, 88° 20' W
42.42, -88.331 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceIllinois
County/Second Level RegionMcHenry
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     2016-06-21 by William Musser
     2017-01-21 by Eric Lombardo (GPS Track)

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Glacial Kames that were never mined for their gravel are few and far between in this part of the country but here, some have been preserved in this large county park with much information kiosks and trails to hike. The trail system takes you over what the park refers to as "Glacial Camelback Kame" a series of 4 or more steep gravel hills left over from the retreat of the glaciers some 10 to 14,000 years ago.

Next NHN is SW at over 900 feet but the connection saddles appear to dip down to 775
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 105 ft/32 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 105 ft/32 m
  Key Col: 775 ft/236 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.54 mi/2.48 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 42.4342, -88.3542
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Kenosha County High Point  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Midwest-Great Lakes Area
Range4: Upper Mississippi Area
Range5: Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains
Drainage BasinsIllinois
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapRichmond O42088d3 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by William Musser.



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