Extreme and Mean Elevations States and Other Areas


[One foot=.305 meter]

                                                                                  APPROXIMATE
              HIGHEST POINT                   LOWEST POINT                        MEAN ELEVATION 
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STATE OR      Name            Elevation      |Name                 Elevation     |
OTHER AREA                    Feet    Meters |                     Feet   Meters | Feet   Meters
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U.S......... Mt.McKinley (AK) 20,320  6,198   Death Valley (CA)    -282   -86      2,500    763
 AZ......... Humphreys Peak   12,633  3,853   Colorado River         70    21      4,100  1,251
 CO......... Mt.Elbert        14,433  4,402   Arikaree River      3,313 1,010      6,800  2,074 
 ID......... Borah Peak       12,662  3,862   Snake River           710   217      5,000  1,525
 MT......... Granite Peak     12,799  3,904   Kootenai River      1,800   549      3,400  1,037
 NV......... Boundary Peak    13,140  4,007   Colorado River        479   146      5,500  1,678 
 NM......... Wheeler Peak     13,161  4,014   Red Bluff Reservoir 2,842   867      5,700  1,739 
 UT......... Kings Peak       13,528  4,126   Beaverdam Wash      2,000   610      6,100  1,861
 WY......... Gannett Peak     13,804  4,210   Belle Fourche River 3,099   945      6,700  2,044
 


Notes: Z Less than 0.5 meter. (1)Sea level. (2)At DE-PA State line. (3)‘‘Sec.’’ denotes section; ‘‘T,’’ township; ‘‘R,’’ range; ‘‘N,’’ north; and ‘‘W,’’ west.

Source: Table No. 366 of the Statistical Abstract of the United States: 1995 with a correction from Elevations and Distances in the United States (USGS).

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