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Gun Shot Hill, Iowa


Prominence: 29 ft, 9 m

Elevation: 1250+ feet, 381+ meters


True Isolation: 0.59 mi, 0.95 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1250 - 1260 ft
    (10-foot closed contour)
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 17' 54'' N, 95° 2' 23'' W
42.298453, -95.039721 (Dec Deg)
331863 E 4684929 N, Zone 15 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceIowa
County/Second Level RegionSac
City/TownWall Lake
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 3
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 3)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2011-07-13 by Dennis Stewart

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Gun Shot Hill may be the 8th highest "named" summit point in Iowa. It is located in a nice picnic area with lots of shade. A sheltered picnic area is located at the "summit" which requires an "climb" of less than 100 yards. There is not much of a view of the lake from here because of the thick forest, but maybe there would be after leaf drop in the winter.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 29 ft/9 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 39 ft/12 m
  Key Col: Black Hawk Lake    1221 ft/372 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.59 mi/0.95 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 42.29, -95.0417
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Snyder Benchmark  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Midwest-Great Lakes Area
Range4: Upper Mississippi Area
Range5: Mississippi-Missouri River Plains
Drainage BasinsDes Moines
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapLake View O42095c1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Dennis Stewart.



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