Tempe Butte, Arizona

Prominence: 330 ft, 101 m

Elevation: 1495+ feet, 456+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 2.65 mi, 4.26 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1495 - 1515 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)33° 25' 41'' N; 111° 56' 8'' W
33.427985, -111.935663 (Dec Deg)
413017E 3699126N Zone 12 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMaricopa

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-11-11 by Carlos Ross
     2009-09-11 by Steve Blanchette
     2010 by Scott Surgent
     2013-05-11 by Shawn Martin
     2014-01-12 by Andrew Rankine
     2014-12-30 by Gustav Sexauer
     2015-04-26 by Collin Kamholz
     2015-12-16 by Kay Komuro

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OTHER NAMES: Hayden Butte, "A" Mountain

Tempe Butte is a small peak located on the north end of the city of Tempe. Also known by the name Hayden Butte, it is part of the Hayden Butte Preserve, a location of historical significance. A nickname given to the peak is "A" Mountain, in reference to the large and distinctive letter "A" that has appeared on the peak's south slope since 1955.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 330 ft/101 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 350 ft/107 m
  Key Col: 1165 ft/355 m
Isolation2.65 mi/4.26 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Papago Big Butte  (NNW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Southwest Basins and Ranges
Range4: North Sonoran Desert Ranges
Range5: South Phoenix Area
Drainage BasinsGila
Gulf of California
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapTempe O33111d8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Craig Willis.

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