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High Plains High Points Continued – Black Mesa

Moving down the list (in terms of elevation) of high plains high points, we come now to the high point of Oklahoma, which is Black Mesa (elev. 4,973 feet) in the far western reaches of the 35 mile wide “panhandle.” … Continue reading

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High Points – Harney Peak

In order of elevation from highest to lowest, the next Great Plains state high point is Harney Peak in South Dakota (7,242 feet above sea level).   It’s possible I have mentioned all of this before in the blog, so … Continue reading

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The Great Plains Have Volcanoes? Yup!

Continuing our look at the national parks and monuments of the Great Plains we unfortunately must skip Colorado.  The Great Plains portion of Colorado has no major national parks or national monuments.  There is Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site … Continue reading

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