What is the highest and lowest elevation in South Carolina?
The highest point in South Carolina is Sassafras Mountain at 3,560 feet above sea level. The lowest point in South Carolina is sea level, where South Carolina meets the Atlantic Ocean. The Mean Elevation of the state of South Carolina is 350 feet above sea level.
At a mean elevation of 6,800 feet above seal level, Colorado has the highest mean altitude of the 50 states. Colorado's low point, 3,315 feet above sea level at the Arikaree River in Yuma County, is the highest low point in the nation and is higher than 18 state high points.
- California contains the Badwater Basin in Death Valley, at 279 feet (85 m) below sea level, the lowest point in the United States; while Florida has the lowest high point, and Delaware has the lowest mean elevation.
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- Death Valley, California, USA. This is the lowest, driest, and hottest place in North America. The ancient lakebed which serves as the floor of this graben is 282 feet (86 meters) below sea level and the lowest point is known as 'Badwater.'
This is a list of United States states by elevation. Elevation means the height of something above sea level. The highest point in the U.S. is Denali at 20,320 feet (6,194 m) above sea level. The lowest point on land in the U.S. is Badwater in Death Valley at 282 feet (86 m) below sea level.
- By any measure, Florida takes the prize for the flattest state in the nation because the highest point in the state is only 345 feet above sea level. Then Illinois, North Dakota, Louisiana, Minnesota and Delaware follow. Kansas merely ranks seventh in flatness.
- At a mean elevation of 6,800 feet above seal level, Colorado has the highest mean altitude of the 50 states. Colorado's low point, 3,315 feet above sea level at the Arikaree River in Yuma County, is the highest low point in the nation and is higher than 18 state high points.
- Its elevation is 400 meters (1,312 feet) below sea level. However, if depth were measured from the ocean floor, the Challenger Deep in the Pacific Ocean would be the lowest place on Earth. It measures 11,034 meters (36,200 feet) below sea level.
- Death Valley.
- Salton Sink, United States [−66 m (−217 ft)]
- New Orleans, Louisiana, United States [−2 m (−7 ft)]
- Laguna Salada, Baja California, Mexico [−10 m (−33 ft)]
- Lake Enriquillo, Dominican Republic [−46 m (−151 ft)], lowest place on an island country.
- These are the top 10 tallest mountains in the continental United States, which includes all 48 states, but not Hawaii or Alaska.
- Mount Whitney in the Sierra Mountains of California rises 14,494 feet above sea level.
- Mount Elbert in the Colorado Rocky Mountains reaches 14,433 feet tall.
- The Largest States in the U.S. by Area
Rank State Area (in square miles) 1 Alaska 663,267.26 2 Texas 268,580.82 3 California 163,695.57 4 Montana 147,042.40
- The Four Corners Monument marks the quadripoint in the Southwestern United States where the states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah meet. It is the only point in the United States shared by four states, leading to the area being named the Four Corners region.
Updated: 21st November 2019