Latitude/Longitude coordinates are (38.6606815,-90.06209105).
The volume of dirt in Monks Mound has been the target number
for a mathematics project for some of my students over the years.
You can use the USGS 7.5-minute Section or work from contour
lines in pictures from "The Great Knob: Interpretations of Monks
Mound" by Mikels Skele, Studies in Illinois Archaeology No. 4,
ISBN 0 942579 03 8, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency,
Springfield, Illinois 62701, 1988.
With the courtesy of this publication:
to page three, Figure 1, I have added the following 10 by 10 meter graph grid.
Show all your drawings and calculations in your final written project.