Mount Rushmore, South Dakota

Prominence: 405 ft, 123 m

Elevation: 5725 feet, 1745 meters

True Isolation: 1.12 mi, 1.79 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5727 ft / 1746 m
Peak TypeFamous Peak, but not High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)43° 52' 49'' N, 103° 27' 33'' W
43.880154, -103.4593 (Dec Deg)
623773 E 4859716 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceSouth Dakota
County/Second Level RegionPennington
City/TownMount Rushmore

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1983-08 by Pat Wells
     2010-08-18 by Twm Stone (Unsuccessful)
     2011-09-15 by Phillip Katzmann (Unsuccessful)
     2014-01 by Nate B
     2015-03-28 by Lupe Lunde

View ascents of peak by registered members (7 total)

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Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln (1989-05-11).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 405 ft/123 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 445 ft/135 m
  Line Parent: Black Elk Peak
  Key Col: 5320 ft/1622 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.12 mi/1.79 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 43.8708, -103.4775
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 6057  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Great Plains
Range4: Black Hills
Range5: Southern Black Hills
Drainage BasinsMissouri
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Black Hills National Forest/Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Topo MapMount Rushmore O43103h4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Black Hills, SD Expedition No. 124: Lupe as close to Mt. Rushmore as the park rangers would allow her to get (2015-03-28). Photo by Lupe Lunde.
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