Taum Sauk Mountain, Missouri

Prominence: 512 ft, 156 m

Elevation: 1772 feet, 540 meters

True Isolation: 148.12 mi, 238.38 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 1772 ft / 540 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 34' 17'' N; 90° 43' 45'' W
37.571301, -90.729144 (Dec Deg)
700544E 4160676N Zone 15 (UTM)
This peak has 1 other candidate high point areas:
AreaElevationMap NameMap View
Main Summit1772Ironton
Area 21760Ironton
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMissouri (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionIron (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Taum Sauk Mountain:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #593)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #22)
     Most Isolated Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #21)
     Missouri County High Points (Rank #1)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #193)
     United States State High Points (plus DC) (Rank #41)
     U.S. State High Points (Rank #41)
     United States Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #41)
     Contiguous 48 U.S. State High Points (Rank #39)
     United States State/Territory High Points (Rank #44)
     Midwest USA CoHPs (Rank #246)
     Combined USA-Canada-Mexico State/Province High Points (Rank #81)
     "Helman Counties"-Greatest Elevation Differential (Rank #41)
     Top 10 Isolation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #38)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Fifty State Summits, Guide with Maps to State Highpoints (Zumwalt)
       Highpoints of the United States: A Guide to the Fifty State Summits (Holmes)
       Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints (Winger)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1991-07-08 by Dennis Stewart
     1992-03-12 by Greg Slayden
     2005-04-01 by Jamie Bakken
     2008-10-26 by Walter Blume
     2009-10-10 by Brian Molloy
     2010-02-23 by Kevin Kurtz
     2010-09-11 by Dennis Stewart
     2010-10-03 by John Hasch
     2010-10-30 by Tom Owen
     2011-05-16 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2011-06-08 by Douglas Knipple
     2012-04-21 by William Musser
     2013-02-03 by Jenn Grayson
     2014-03-15 by Jason Vogler
     2015-04-06 by Curtis Bowden
     2015-09-21 by Ian Covey
     2016-02-04 by Bob Kuebler
     2016-03-05 by Craig Barrett
     2016-03-17 by Ryan Eckstein
     2016-09-16 by David Parratt

View ascents of peak by registered members (368 total)

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Missouri state high point plaque at Taum Sauk (2010-10-30). Photo by Tom Owen.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 512 ft/156 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 522 ft/159 m
  Key Col: 1260 ft/384 m
Isolation148.12 mi/238.38 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Blue Mountain-Strand Knob  (SW)
Isolation Limit Point: 35° 52' 24'' N; 92° 21' 50'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Ozark Highlands
Range4: Ozark Plateau
Range5: Saint Francois Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

White [AR-MO]
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapIronton O37090e6 1:24,000
Route #1 Paved Road
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Me on the summit of Taum Sauk Mountain with Juneau (2009-10-10). Photo by Brian Molloy.
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Craig Barrett on the final of three ascents (Ohio, Indiana, Missouri) made on March 5, 2016 before making a fourth ascent in Arkansas the following day (2016-03-05). Photo by Craig Barrett.
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