Alum Cave Hollow



Linear depression in the Earth's surface that generally slopes from one end to the other.
See also: Basins
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
38.4595376°, -85.9057017°
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561 ft. (171 m.)

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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. Alum Cave Hollow is covered by the Borden, IN US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Gibson Hollow 0.8 mi
Burns Hollow 0.9 mi
Brown Hollow 1.0 mi
Koetter Hollow 1.3 mi
Hog Hollow 1.7 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Cubby House Hill Land 0.3 mi
Hounds Leap Land 0.4 mi
Fishing Run Water 0.9 mi
Dry Fork Water 1.2 mi
Persimmon Run Water 1.4 mi

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 CHARLESTOWN 5 which is approximately 11 miles away and has an elevation of 550 feet (11 feet lower than Alum Cave Hollow). 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 3.10" 41.2° 21.4°
February 2.80" 47.1° 24.2°
March 4.31" 57.7° 32.3°
April 4.20" 68.0° 40.6°
May 5.26" 77.2° 50.4°
June 3.89" 84.7° 58.8°
July 4.19" 88.5° 63.0°
August 3.99" 87.2° 61.1°
September 3.05" 80.6° 53.3°
October 2.87" 70.1° 42.2°
November 3.83" 56.6° 34.1°
December 3.98" 45.2° 25.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 60% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 57% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 71% of other locations on record.