Camelback Mountain, the premier
Phoenix landmark, looking north-northwest from the Papago Buttes.
Tilted layers of red rocks (Camel's Head Formation)
can be seen on the left (west) end, lying on a much larger and higher mass of
Summit elevation is 2704 ft (824 m) -- the peak rises about 1600 ft (488 m) above the
elevation of downtown Phoenix. Camelback is one of the most prominent peaks in the .
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