Llano Estacado

Range TypeMiscellaneous physical or political Feature
Highest PointLuciano Mesa (5580+ ft/1701+ m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesTexas (71%), New Mexico (29%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area59,450 sq mi / 153,975 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent370 mi / 596 km North-South
291 mi / 468 km East-West
Center Lat/Long33° 18' N; 102° 12' W
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Map of Llano Estacado
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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 Llano Estacado.
Southern Great PlainsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Raton MesasLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Plains of the Oklahoma Panhandle AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Plains of Central Oklahoma and South-Central KansaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Llano EstacadoLevel 5
         Intra Red-Canadian River AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Plains of Central TexasLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Plains of East TexasLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Edwards PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Plains of South TexasLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Plains of South LouisianaLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Llano Estacado

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Luciano Mesa5580+1701+ 
2.Mesa Rica54081648 
3.Mesa Cherisco53821640 
4.Cuervo Hill53661636 
5.Palomas Mesa53201622 
6.Cuervo Mesa5320+1622+ 
7.Mesa Redonda51841580 
8.Saddleback Mesa51731577 
9.Variadero Mesa51061556 
10.The Caprock4970+1515+ 
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 Llano Estacado

Capitol Peak
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Lighthouse Trail to Capitol Peak and beyond, Palo Duro Canyon State Park (2016-02-14). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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