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Aquarius Plateau

Range TypeHighland or plateau
Highest PointBoulder Top (11,320+ ft/3450+ m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesUtah
Area2,730 sq mi / 7,072 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent80 mi / 129 km North-South
68 mi / 109 km East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 50' N; 111° 40' W
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Map of Aquarius Plateau
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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 Aquarius Plateau.
Central Utah PlateausLevel 4 (Parent)
         Wasatch PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Pavant RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Tushar MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Markagunt Plateau-ZionLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Sevier PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Fish Lake PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Aquarius PlateauLevel 5



Major Peaks of the Aquarius Plateau

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Boulder Top11,320+3450+ 
2.Lookout Peak11,1243391 
3.Griffin Top10,760+3280+ 
4.Barney Top10,600+3231+ 
5.Powell Point10,200+3109+ 
6.Roger Peak10,120+3085+ 
7.Keller Knoll96122930 
8.Canaan Peak92932833 
9.Rainbow Point91152778 
10.The Promotory90912771 
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 Aquarius Plateau

Boulder Top
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The sweet old wooden Forest Service sign has been replaced with this thing. Pffft! The highpoint is up there in the pines (2016-09-04). Photo by MB Hansen.
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Rainbow Point
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The highest point in Bryce Canyon National Park (2012-08-27). Photo by Peter Stone.
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The Promotory
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The Promontory, also called Rainbow Benchmark, from the Bristlecone Trail (2017-11-23). Photo by Nathan Leroy.
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Sunset Point
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Sunset Point (2016). Photo by Gary Spencer.
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Buck Benchmark
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This is what you face on the upper section, where no clear route is to be found. Multiple failed paths that ended in large boulders or walls that were risky to climb (2015-07-22). Photo by Ryan Davis.
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Sinking Ship
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The Sinking Ship. (2016). Photo by Gary Spencer.
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George Benchmark
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George Benchmark (2015-04-30). Photo by David Carmody.
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Peak 6209
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Peak 6209' from Peak 6157', set in a sea of slickrock. (2018-04-16). Photo by Grant Myers.
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Peak 6160-Pictograph Point
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Pictograph Point (Peak 6160')from NW, ascent ridge facing head-on (2018-04-18). Photo by Grant Myers.
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