Defiance Plateau

Range TypeHighland or plateau
Highest PointFluted Rock (8304 ft/2531 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area1,452 sq mi / 3,761 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent68 mi / 109 km North-South
30 mi / 49 km East-West
Center Lat/Long35° 40' N; 109° 18' W
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Map of Defiance Plateau
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Navajo AreaLevel 4 (Parent)
         Navajo Mountain AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Hopi-Navajo MesasLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Carizzo MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Chuska MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Defiance PlateauLevel 5

Major Peaks of the Defiance Plateau

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Fluted Rock83042531 
2.Buell Mountain81722491 
3.Piney Hill81152473 
4.Piney Hill Lookout81022469 
5.Oak Ridge Lookout76082319 
6.Spider Rock66652031 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Defiance Plateau

Fluted Rock
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The Fluted Rock Lookout as viewed from a rock outcropping on the way to the LO (2021-09-26). Photo by Wade Luther.
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