Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointRib Mountain (1924 ft/586 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesWisconsin (62%), Illinois (37%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area52,196 sq mi / 135,188 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent459 mi / 738 km North-South
272 mi / 438 km East-West
Center Lat/Long42° 5' N; 89° 31' W
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Map of Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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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 Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains.
Upper Mississippi AreaLevel 4 (Parent)
         Mississippi HeadwatersLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Mississippi-Missouri River PlainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan PlainsLevel 5

Major Peaks of the Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Rib Mountain1924586 
2.Blue Mounds1719524 
3.Mosinee Hill1600+488+ 
4.Sauk Point Benchmark1593486 
5.Shawano County High Point1490+454+ 
6.Powers Bluff1480+451+ 
7.South Range1480+451+ 
8.Clark County High Point1480+451+ 
9.Happy Hill1480+451+ 
10.Sunny Benchmark1448441 
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 Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains

Charles Mound

A bitter cold winter's day on the highest point in Illinois (1992-03-10).
Cook County High Point
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on the high point; 1) my friend, Dennis, with Helm Woods Nature Preserve behind, and 2) someone's lawn in the opposite direction (2014-07-12). Photo by John E Sarna.
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