Blue Mound, Missouri

Prominence: 120 ft, 36 m

Elevation: 1330 feet, 405 meters

True Isolation: 7.05 mi, 11.34 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 1330 ft / 405 m
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 35' 15'' N, 93° 11' 12'' W
37.58755, -93.18657 (Dec Deg)
483528 E 4160071 N, Zone 15 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPolk (Highest Point)
City/TownSouth Benton

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     Midwest USA CoHPs (Rank #485)
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 11
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 11)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2013-07-12 by Dennis Stewart
     2013-07-12 by Marshall Stewart

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LIDAR analysis of the three contending points for the Polk County high point indicate that Blue Mound is the highest, at 1330 feet. Lucas Knob is 1325 feet, and Goodnight Knob is 1321 feet. Therefore, to claim the Polk County high point, only Blue Mound needs to be visited. Thanks to Doug Melton for this update.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 120 ft/36 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 120 ft/36 m
  Key Col: 1210 ft/369 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 7.05 mi/11.34 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.4892, -93.1517
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Greene County High Point  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Ozark Highlands
Range4: Ozark Plateau
Range5: Central Ozark Plateau
Drainage BasinsMissouri
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapHalfway O37093e2 1:24,000
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR

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