Platte Mounds, Wisconsin

Prominence: 320 ft, 98 m

Elevation: 1440+ feet, 439+ meters

True Isolation: 32.61 mi, 52.49 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1440 - 1450 ft
    (10-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 1440 ft / 439 m
    (Range 1440 - 1450 ft)
Local or Alternate Name(s)High Point Name: Lafayette County High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 46' 21'' N, 90° 24' 29'' W
42.772583, -90.408138 (Dec Deg)
712042 E 4738819 N, Zone 15 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionLafayette (Highest Point)
City/TownBelmont town

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Lists that contain Platte Mounds:
     Wisconsin County High Points (Rank #29)
     Midwest USA CoHPs (Rank #407)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 54
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 53)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2010-07-03 by Gustav Sexauer
     2012-06-01 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2015-01-03 by Barrett Wood
     2015-07-17 by Heather Hasch
     2017-06-23 by Dennis Stewart
     2019-06-04 by Marc Belanger (GPS Track)
     2021-04-04 by Jack Neuhoff
     2021-08-01 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)

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Platte Mound as viewed from the west with the higher summit on the left and the "World's Largest M" on the right (2010-07-03). Photo by Gustav Sexauer.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 320 ft/98 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 340 ft/104 m
  Key Col: 1120 ft/341 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 32.61 mi/52.49 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 43.0242, -89.8642
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Blue Mounds  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Midwest-Great Lakes Area
Range4: Upper Mississippi Area
Range5: Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains
Drainage BasinsMississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapRewey O42090g4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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