West Tucson-Nogales Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointCerro El Cíbuta (2080+ m/6824+ ft)
CountriesMexico (62%), United States (38%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesSonora (62%), Arizona (38%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area9,640 sq km / 3,722 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent235 km / 146 mi North-South
110 km / 68 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long31° 26' N; 111° 7' W
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Map of West Tucson-Nogales Area
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the West Tucson-Nogales Area.
North Sonoran Desert RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Kofa AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Harquahala AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cabeza Prieta AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Organ Pipe AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Maricopa AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         South Phoenix AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Baboquivari AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         La Lesna AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         San Luis AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         West Tucson-Nogales AreaLevel 5
                 Tucson MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Sierrita MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Cerro Colorado MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Las Guijas MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Tumacacori MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Atascosa MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Sierra PajaritoLevel 6 (Child)

Major Peaks of the West Tucson-Nogales Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Cerro El Cíbuta2080+6824+ 
2.Atascosa Peak19576422Atascosa Mountains
3.Keystone Peak18866188Sierrita Mountains
4.Cerro El Ruido1800+5906+Sierra Pajarito
5.Tumacacori Mountains High Point17485736Tumacacori Mountains
6.Peak 568717335687Tumacacori Mountains
7.Pajarito Mountains High Point1658+5440+Sierra Pajarito
8.Montana Peak16395376Atascosa Mountains
9.Colorado Benchmark16215319Cerro Colorado Mountains
10.Pajarito Peak15965236Sierra Pajarito
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Atascosa Peak19576422Atascosa Mountains
2.Keystone Peak18866188Sierrita Mountains
3.Cerro El Ruido1800+5906+Sierra Pajarito
4.Tumacacori Mountains High Point17485736Tumacacori Mountains
5.Colorado Benchmark16215319Cerro Colorado Mountains
6.Wasson Peak14294687Tucson Mountains
7.Las Guijas Mountains High Point14224665Las Guijas Mountains

Photos of Peaks in the West Tucson-Nogales Area

Atascosa Peak
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Atascosa Peak from the Atascosa Lookout (2015-12-31). Photo by Paul McClellan.
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Wasson Peak
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Wasson Peak from the Hugh Norris Trail, Saguaro National Park (2015-02-19). Photo by Paul McClellan.
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Safford Peak
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The summit is surrounded by cliffs, but there is a steep scramble gully from the southwest (2015-11-22). Photo by Scott Surgent.
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Brown Mountain
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Brown Mountain (2015-05-13). Photo by Brian Gordon.
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