Summits

Summit

Prominent elevation rising above the surrounding level of the Earth's surface; does not include pillars, ridges, or ranges.
See also: Pillars, Ranges, and Ridges
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.381616°, -116.85283°
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Elevation

-226 ft. (-69 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Mars Hill is covered by the Furnace Creek, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Artists Palette 2.9 mi
Manly Beacon 3.3 mi
Zabriskie Point 3.5 mi
Nevares Peak 9.3 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Mushroom Rock Man-made 0.4 mi
Desolation Canyon Land 1.2 mi
Furnace Creek Wash Water 1.8 mi
Gower Gulch Land 2.2 mi
Middle Basin Land 2.2 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is DEATH VAL which is approximately 6 miles away and has an elevation of -194 feet (32 feet higher than Mars Hill). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January .35" 65.5° 38.7°
February .42" 73.2° 45.5°
March .42" 80.5° 53.7°
April .12" 89.3° 61.6°
May .10" 98.7° 70.9°
June .05" 108.8° 80.1°
July .11" 114.9° 86.3°
August .14" 113.2° 84.3°
September .19" 105.3° 74.9°
October .13" 92.2° 60.7°
November .12" 75.8° 46.8°
December .18" 65.1° 37.5°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 100% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 90% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 100% of other locations on record.