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El Capitan Butte
El Capitan Butte, also known as Agathla Butte, greets travelers heading north to Monument Valley on Route 163.

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Dow Williamsnice pic..

Dow Williams

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option to the typical alps potd for sure...cheers
Posted Mar 9, 2009 10:51 am

njn8734Re: nice pic..

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Thank you for the feedback Dow. I particularly like this Butte as well.
Posted Apr 13, 2009 2:47 am

amuirmanminor correction

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I believe it's other name is Agathla. with "L"
Posted Apr 13, 2009 7:57 pm

njn8734Re: minor correction

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Thanks for bringing that to my attention...will check it out and revise the page if necessary...
Posted Apr 13, 2009 8:32 pm

lcarreauI concur with the

lcarreau

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previous member. Check this out ..

'Agathla' is derived from the Navajo Indian word 'ag - ha - la' meaning 'much wool,' apparently for the fur of antelope
and deer accumulating on the rock.
Posted Apr 29, 2009 11:34 pm

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njn8734Submitted by njn8734
on Mar 9, 2009 2:18 am

Image ID: 496402
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Lat/Lon: 36.94989°N / 109.91821°W
Object Title: El Capitan Butte

Image Type(s): Hiking