Geology of Phoenix, Arizona.

Welcome to GeoPhoenix -- a website devoted to
the spectacular geography, geology, scenery, and points of interest
in the Phoenix area.


We are in the process of moving geological material from GemLand ®
to this site, making it more specific and local.  Clicking on a link on the map
will for the time being take you to the corresponding image sequence
 and page on GemLand's main website.

The Rocks and Geology of the Valley of the Sun.

The area shown above measures about 50 miles
(80 km) West to East, by 40 miles (64km)
North to South, and encompasses
approximately 2000 square miles (5200 km).
Population (year 2012) of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area is estimated to be about 4.4 million.  Towering
sun-blasted rock formations and exotic cacti abound in this northern region of the vast Sonoran Desert.

This map and all of its contents, except the view below,
 (C) 2012 by Richard Allen and GemLand.
All rights reserved.

Click this image for Phoenix, Arizona weather conditions.
Phoenix, Arizona, from North Mountain, looking south.

   Looking south, from North Mountain, at downtown Phoenix, with South Mountain in the background, and the Sierra Estrella in the distance on the right.  The angle of view is shown on the map above by a "^".  Central Avenue is the prominent road running from the right foreground into the distance.
   View courtesy of Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, at
Phoenix Visibility Web Cameras.

Geology & Scenery of Phoenix Arizona
GeoScenery of the Superstition Mtns
GeoHistory of the Valley of the Sun & Superstition Mtns
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[Bartlett Lake]  [The Boulders]  [Black Mountain]
[Camelback Mountain]  [Deem Hills]   [Goldfield Mountains]
[Hedgpeth Hills]  [Hieroglyphic Mountains[Lake Pleasant]
Lookout Mountain]  [McDowell Mountains]  [Moon Hill]
[Mummy Mountain]  [North Mountain]  [Papago Buttes]
Phoenix Mountains]  [Piestewa Peak]  [Red Mountain]
[Sierra Estrella]  [South Mountain]  [Squaw Peak]
[Superstition Mountains]  [Tempe Butte]  [Union Hills]
[Usery Mountains]  [White Tank Mountains]
[Carefree]  [Cave Creek]  [Chandler]  [Glendale]  [Mesa]
[Paradise Valley]  [Phoenix]  [Scottsdale]  [Sun City]  [Tempe]

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