Black Dome (Arizona)

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Black Dome
Black Dome is located in Arizona
Black Dome
Black Dome
Location in Arizona
Highest point
Elevation2,239 ft (682 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence646 ft (197 m) [2]
Coordinates33°08′45″N 113°48′34″W / 33.145832572°N 113.809498339°W / 33.145832572; -113.809498339Coordinates: 33°08′45″N 113°48′34″W / 33.145832572°N 113.809498339°W / 33.145832572; -113.809498339[1]
LocationYuma County, Arizona, U.S.
Parent rangeTank Mountains
Topo mapUSGS Engesser Pass

Black Dome is the second highest point on the west end of the Tank Mountains, located in the northwestern Sonoran Desert in northeastern Yuma County, Arizona and 57 miles (92 km) east northeast of the city of Yuma.[3]

The western two thirds of the Tank Mountains, including Black Dome, are located in the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge[2] which is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The east-west trending Tank Mountains lie next to the Kofa Mountains to the northwest.


  1. ^ a b "Black Dome". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2016-08-14.
  2. ^ a b "Black Dome AZ". Retrieved 2016-08-14.
  3. ^ Little Horn Mountains, Arizona, 30x60 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1988

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