Los Gigantes Buttes, Arizona

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This geologic feature consists of large, craggy, sandstone buttes located almost midway between Chinle and Lukachukai on the Navajo Reservation in Apache County in northeast Arizona. The Navajos call this place Tsé Ch’deelzhah, which means “rocks jut out.”

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View east to Los Gigantes Buttes on Navajo Lands near Round Rock, Arizona, by Jim Ridge.

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