Max elevation: 1563 ft / 476 m Min elevation: 654 ft / 199 m Elevation change: 910 ft / 277 m
Max grade: 2.2% Min grade: -1.9% Steepness score: 21 + 222 + 1817 + 15 = 2075
Distance: 475.94 mi / 765.96 km Travel Time: 7 hours 15 mins
This alternate route appears to be flatter than the direct route from Omaha to Tulsa. The "steepness" score is 2075 which is lower than the score of 2458 for the direct route. A lower score means the route is likely to be flatter, but you should also check with other travelers to find out if the roads might be more difficult. If we break down the score into components, the first part is the average elevation score, which is 21 vs 18 for the direct route. The second part is the maximum grade or slope score, which is 222 compared to 237. The third part measures the average grade. This route has a grading score of 1817 vs 2191. Finally, the last part factors in the extra driving distance, which has a score of 15 vs 12. All of these components make up the total score that we use to determine which route has greater steepness and elevation change to give you an idea of waypoints that might lead to the flattest route.
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