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Midwest-Great Lakes Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointEagle Mountain (2301 ft/701 m)
CountriesUnited States (87%), Canada (13%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesMinnesota (16%), Michigan (12%), Illinois (12%), Wisconsin (12%), Iowa (12%), Ontario (11%), Ohio (9%), Indiana (8%), Missouri (5%), Manitoba (2%), Pennsylvania (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area469,134 sq mi / 1,215,056 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent943 mi / 1,518 km North-South
1,165 mi / 1,875 km East-West
Center Lat/Long43° 51' N; 85° 34' W
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Map of Midwest-Great Lakes Area
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Midwest-Great Lakes Area.
North America PlainsLevel 2 (Parent)
         Canadian ShieldLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Great PlainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Midwest-Great Lakes AreaLevel 3
                 Upper Mississippi AreaLevel 4 (Child)
                 Superior UplandLevel 4 (Child)
                 Lower Peninsula-HeartlandLevel 4 (Child)
                 Southern OntarioLevel 4 (Child)
         Ozark HighlandsLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Midwest-Great Lakes Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange4
1.Eagle Mountain2301701Superior Upland
2.Peak 22662266691Superior Upland
3.Misquah Hills High Point2260+689+Superior Upland
4.Lima Mountain2238682Superior Upland
5.Peak 22002200+671+Superior Upland
6.Pine Mountain2190668Superior Upland
7.Peak 21632163659Superior Upland
8.Peak 21102110643Superior Upland
9.Kelso Mountain2100640Superior Upland
10.Peak 20932093638Superior Upland
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange4
1.Eagle Mountain2301701Superior Upland
2.Height of Land Lookout2005611Upper Mississippi Area
3.Southern Ontario High Point1896578Southern Ontario
4.Briar Hill1706520Lower Peninsula-Heartland



Photos of Peaks in the Midwest-Great Lakes Area

Eagle Mountain

Eagle Mountain is marked by a plaque that tells the history of the summit (1989-06-26).
Timms Hill

The highest point in Wisconsin is marked by a fire tower in thick forest (1989-06-27).
Campbell Hill
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Ohio state high point rising above the Hi Point Vocational School (2010-06-13). Photo by Tom Owen.
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Hoosier Hill
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The engraved boulder marking the summit of Hoosier Hill, high point of Indiana (2013-07-16). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Charles Mound

A bitter cold winter's day on the highest point in Illinois (1992-03-10).
Cup and Saucer
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The cliffs of Cup and Saucer, the highest point on the largest lake island in the world (2011-10-18).
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Bald Knob
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Union county IL with summit Cross of Peace (2013-08-02). Photo by Tom Owen.
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Bald Knob Wilderness High Point
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Union county IL with summit Cross of Peace (2013-08-02). Photo by Tom Owen.
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Rosamond Grove Cemetery
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statue of Abraham Lincoln at Christian county IL highpoint (2013-08-02). Photo by Tom Owen.
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