Kanab Plateau

Range TypeHighland or plateau
Highest PointTimber Mountain (7480+ ft/2280+ m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesUtah (61%), Arizona (39%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area1,683 sq mi / 4,360 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent40 mi / 65 km North-South
78 mi / 125 km East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 1' N; 112° 47' W
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Map of Kanab 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 Kanab Plateau.
Grand Canyon PlateausLevel 4 (Parent)
         Kanab PlateauLevel 5
         Shivwits PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Unikaret PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Kaibab PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Paria PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Coconino PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Kanab Plateau

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Timber Mountain7480+2280+ 
2.Canaan Mountain73632244 
3.Zion Butte72592213 
4.Moquitch Benchmark70582151 
5.Water Peak68402085 
6.Elephant Butte68122076 
7.Smithsonian Butte67252050 
8.Peak 671367132046 
9.Moccasin Benchmark66232019 
10.Cottonwood Point Wilderness High Point6580+2006+ 
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 Kanab Plateau

Sandstone Butte
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The slanted sandstone summit of Sandstone Butte (2019-01-18). Photo by Tom Gathright.
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Moccasin Mountains-South Tip
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High point is near this location (2017-10-09). Photo by Andy Martin.
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Mollies Nipple
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The perky Mollies Nipple (04-12-2014). Photo by Mama Mongue.
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