Medicine Benchmark, South Dakota

Prominence: 497 ft, 151 m

Elevation: 2262 feet, 689 meters

True Isolation: 28.39 mi, 45.69 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 2263 ft / 689 m
Peak TypeBenchmark/Trig Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)43° 57' 55'' N, 99° 36' 16'' W
43.96521, -99.60458 (Dec Deg)
451500 E 4868186 N, Zone 14 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceSouth Dakota
County/Second Level RegionLyman (Highest Point)
City/TownEast Lyman

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 32
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 32)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2010-05-31 by Gustav Sexauer
     2014-05-01 by Richard Oestreicher
     2016-06-13 by Zackary Michek
     2022-08-29 by Dean Giuliano

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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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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 497 ft/151 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 497 ft/151 m
  Key Col: 1765 ft/538 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 28.39 mi/45.69 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 43.5558, -99.6575
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Bradleyon Butte  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Great Plains
Range4: Central Great Plains
Range5: Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains
Drainage BasinsMissouri
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapReliance O43099h5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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