Shiprock

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Shiprock
Tsé Bitʼaʼí
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Shiprock
Elevation 7,177 ft (2,188 m)
Prominence 1,583 ft (482 m)
Location
Shiprock is located in New Mexico
Shiprock
San Juan County, New Mexico, USA United States
Coordinates 36°41′15″N 108°50′11″W / 36.6875°N 108.83639°W / 36.6875; -108.83639Coordinates: 36°41′15″N 108°50′11″W / 36.6875°N 108.83639°W / 36.6875; -108.83639[1]
Topo map USGS Ship Rock Quadrangle
Geology
Type Volcanic breccia and minette
Age of rock 27 million years
Climbing
First ascent 1939 by David Brower, Raffi Bedayn, Bestor Robinson and John Dyer[2][3]
Invalid designation
Designated: 1975

Shiprock is an extinct volcano in the U.S. state of New Mexico. It has not erupted in thousands of years.[source?]

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Ship Rock". Geographic Names Information System. U.S. Geological Survey. http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:915902. Retrieved 2008-11-30.
  2. Audrey Salkeld, editor, World Mountaineering, Bulfinch, 1998.
  3. Herbert E. Ungnade, Guide to the New Mexico Mountains, Sage Books, 1965, pp. 170–172.