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8 the mountains of IL

The Mountains of Illinois

As the heart of the Heartland, Illinois offers a unique topography that I love to capture on film. From its lowest point (on the Mississippi River at 279′) to its highest point (Charles Mound at 1,235′), the state covers 956′ …