The small hill near the center of this
scene is Moon Hill (1678 ft elevation, 511m), in this northwesterly-looking view
from Shaw Butte. It's composed entirely of flat-lying to gently northeast-tilted
lava flows, which occurred roughly between 20 and 13 million years ago. They
represent some of the youngest rocks exposed in the Phoenix area.
In the near distance are the Hedgpeth Hills (left,
from which you can get a reverse view), and Deem
Hills (closer to center). Behind them, in the far left background, are the Hieroglyphic Mountains, and on the right are the Bradshaw