Mount Tom, Indiana

Prominence: 160 ft, 49 m

Elevation: 760+ feet, 232+ meters

True Isolation: 0.2 mi, 0.32 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 760 - 770 ft
    (10-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 40' N, 87° 3' W
41.663, -87.056 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPorter

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     2016-11-12 by Alex Lennon
     2017-02-19 by Eric Lombardo (GPS Track)
     2017-09-03 by Dan Petit

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According to Indiana Dunes State Park, this is the tallest remaining sand dune in the state of Indiana. Unfortunately, their map lists Mount Tom at just 192 feet (which I think must represent prominence above the lake). If so, the true elevation of Mount Tom is about 769 feet above sea level, which is supported by a 760+ contour which appears on the Topo map.

This cluster of three 750+ ft dunes are known as the Tremonts, and there is a steep 1.5+ mile trail that goes up and down all three.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 160 ft/49 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 180 ft/55 m
  Key Col: 600 ft/183 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.2 mi/0.32 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 41.6642, -87.0525
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Holden  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Midwest-Great Lakes Area
Range4: Lower Peninsula-Heartland
Range5: Michigan Lower Peninsula
Drainage BasinsLake Michigan
Lake Huron
St. Clair River
Lake St. Clair
Lake Erie
Lake Ontario
St. Lawrence
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Indiana Dunes State Park
Topo MapDune Acres O41087f1 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Bob Schwab.

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