Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointDawes County High Point (4820+ ft/1469+ m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesSouth Dakota (77%), Nebraska (23%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area24,182 sq mi / 62,633 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent164 mi / 263 km North-South
294 mi / 473 km East-West
Center Lat/Long43° 36' N; 100° 59' W
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Map of Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains
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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 Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains.
Central Great PlainsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Wyoming-NW Nebraska High PlainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills PlainsLevel 5
         Sand HillsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northeast Nebraska PlainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Inter-Platte High PlainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Colorado PiedmontLevel 5 (Sibling)
         West Kansas-Nebraska High PlainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         East Kansas-Nebraska PlainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Flint HillsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Osage-Missouri PlainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Soldier Creek Wilderness High Point4740+1445+ 
3.Pine Butte4500+1372+ 
4.Crow Butte4400+1341+ 
5.Flagpole Mountain43201317 
6.Coffee Mill Butte4180+1274+ 
7.Bedstead Butte4080+1244+ 
8.Hill 40204020+1225+ 
9.Strawsack Butte38851184 
10.Mount Maria37941156 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains

Medicine Benchmark
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Medicine Benchmark as seen on the way north from Reliance (2010-05-31). Photo by Gustav Sexauer.
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