Merrick Butte

Coordinates: 36°58′50″N 110°05′09″W / 36.9805572°N 110.0859588°W / 36.9805572; -110.0859588
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Merrick Butte
Highest point
Elevation6,206 ft (1,892 m) NAVD 88[1]
Prominence966 ft (294 m)[1]
Coordinates36°58′50″N 110°05′09″W / 36.9805572°N 110.0859588°W / 36.9805572; -110.0859588[2]
Merrick Butte is located in Arizona
Merrick Butte
LocationNavajo County, Arizona. U.S.
Topo mapUSGS Mitten Buttes

Merrick Butte is a butte located in Monument Valley[3] and is part of the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, similar to its neighbors West and East Mitten Buttes just to the north.[4] It was named after silver miner Jack Merrick, killed by Indians in 1880.


  1. ^ a b "Merrick Butte". Retrieved 2016-08-22.
  2. ^ "Merrick Butte". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved 2016-08-22.
  3. ^ Mitten Buttes Quadrangle, Arizona-Utah, 7.5 Minute Series, US Geological Survey, 1738 ed.
  4. ^ Arizona Atlas & Gazetteer, De Lorme, 4th ed., 2001, p. 26 ISBN 0-89933-325-7

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