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San Francisco Peaks outside Flagstaff Arizona in Grand Canyon country. Featuring Humphreys Peak, the highest point in Arizona. Humphreys Peak is 10,633 ft in elevation at the top. Nearby are Agassiz, Freemont, Aubineau, Rees, and Doyle peaks.
The mountain range is a large stratovolcano. The entire mountain was higher, at around 16,000 ft. In the past, it blew its top, leaving behind a large basin where the city of Flagstaff receives some of its drinking water from snowmelt.
On the mountain is Arizona Snowbowl, the largest ski resort in Arizona. The peaks are sacred to many Native tribes in the region, especially the Hopi, who believe their kachina spirits dwell for part of the year.
Ancestral Puebloans like the Hisatsinom (Anasazi) also revered the peaks, creating archaeological features in nearby Wupatki National Monument to align to things like the winter solstice sunset as it rests directly into Humphreys peak on only one day each year, as seen in present archaeology from Wukoki ruin. -Nate Loper
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