Baldy Mountain


Baldy Mountain

      summit (11,403 feet [3,476 metres]) in the White Mountains, Apache county, eastern Arizona, U.S. Springs on the mountain's northern slope form the headwaters of the Little Colorado River. Also called Dzil Ligai (Apache: “Mountain of White Rock”), Baldy is located within a 7,000-acre (2,833 hectare) wilderness area; the summit and southern flank lie within the White Mountain Apache Reservation, and access by non-Apaches is prohibited. It is the second highest point in Arizona, exceeded only by Humphreys Peak (12,633 feet [3,851 metres]) in the San Francisco Mountains. Nineteenth-century documents sometimes refer to the mountain as Mount Thomas.

      highest peak in Manitoba, Can., in the southeastern part of Duck Mountain Provincial Park, 36 miles (58 km) northwest of Dauphin. At 2,730 feet (832 metres) above sea level, it is also the highest peak in the 350-mile- (560-km-) long Manitoba Escarpment. An observation tower at the summit offers a spectacular view of the surrounding countryside.

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