Mississippi-Missouri River Plains

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointDickinson County High Point (1570+ ft/479+ m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesIowa (61%), Missouri (27%), Minnesota (12%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area89,887 sq mi / 232,808 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent442 mi / 711 km North-South
337 mi / 542 km East-West
Center Lat/Long41° 44' N; 93° 22' W
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Map of Mississippi-Missouri River Plains
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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-Missouri River Plains.
Upper Mississippi AreaLevel 4 (Parent)
         Mississippi HeadwatersLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Mississippi-Missouri River PlainsLevel 5
         Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan PlainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Mississippi-Missouri River Plains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Dickinson County High Point1570+479+ 
2.Emmet County High Point1560+475+ 
3.Sac County High Point1560+475+ 
4.Crawford County High Point1560+475+ 
5.Carroll County High Point1560475 
6.Buena Vista County High Point1542470 
7.Audubon County High Point1540469 
8.Ida County High Point1540469 
9.Manning-Templeton Hill1540+469+ 
10.Palo Alto County High Point1530+466+ 
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-Missouri River Plains

Carroll County High Point
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Looking southward while standing out in cornhusk mud pudding. Being from Oregon, I never thought I would say it rains more in Iowa! (2016-04-30). Photo by Jobe Wymore.
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Pilot Knob
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Tower atop the mightiest(?) county highpoint in Iowa (2016-04-30). Photo by Jobe Wymore.
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Owls Head
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The impressive west face of Owl's Head (Mount Earl) (2012-07-08). Photo by Gustav Sexauer.
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