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Sleeping Giants


Arizona


Chiricahua Mountains
Cochise Head Rock

    Visible from Massai Point Road in Chiricahua National Monument

    MNM#01-01102

GPS N 32° 03.374, W 109° 17.900

Cochise Head Rock

California


Bridgeport
Old Man of the Mountain

Colorado


Cortez
Sleeping Ute

    Ute Mountains form this prone figure. Visible from Four Corners to the west, or Cortez and Mesa Verde to the east. Marble Mountain to the north forms the head, Ute Mountain in center the folded arms, Hermano Mtn the knees and two small outcrops as toes.

    MNM#01-01166

    GPS N 37° 17.050, W 108° 46.690

Owl Mountain
Sleeping Indian
Steamboat Springs
Sleeping Giant

Connecticut


West Rock Park / Mount Carmel
Sleeping Giant

Hawaii


Kauai
Sleeping Giant

Montana


Helena
The Sleeping Giant

    Beartooth Mountain forms the nose of this cartoonish figure in Sleeping Giant Wilderness Study Area thirty miles north of Helena.

    MNM#01-01254

    GPS N 46° 53.554, W 111° 58.123

Livingston
The Sleeping Giant

    A large face seen on mountains to southeast of town. Shadows at the right time of day help define the face.

    MNM#01-01068

Oregon


Columbia Gorge
Sleeping Beauty Mountain

Puerto Rico


Adjuntas
El Gigante Dormido

Texas


Marfa
Lincoln Rock

    Visible from an overlook approx 45 mi. south of Marfa on Route 67.

Utah


Mount Timpanogos
Sleeping Princess

    Another sleeping giant of apocryphal Indian legend. Photo

Vermont


Mount Mansfield
Profile of Mount Mansfield

Wyoming


Yellowstone Park
Sleeping Giant

British Columbia, Canada


Squamish
Sleeping Chief

    The postcard explains: "The sleeping chief can be seen on the mountain top, by the imaginative mind," but does not appear to be as recognizable as other sleeping giant mountains.

    MNM#01-01029

    GPS N 49° 41.146, W 123° 08.359

Ontario, Canada


Thunder Bay
Sleeping Giant

    Easily seen from Thunder Bay looking east across Lake Superior. The hills of Sibley Peninsula form the Sleeping Giant.

    MNM#01-01040

    GPS N 48° 20.909, W 88° 53.958

Cape Verde


São Vicente
Cabeça de Washington

    Reclining giant profile on Monte Cara has been also been identified in the past as Admiral Nelson. Visible across the harbor from São Vicente.

    MNM#01-01252

    GPS N 16° 52.276, W 25° 02.219

Panama


Anton Valley
Sleeping Indian Mountain

    70 miles west of Panama City. Legend explains that an Indian princess fell in love with a conquistador and when her father would not allow the relationship to continue the love-sick princess laid down and died, to become the mountain.


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