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GEOGRAPHICAL AND GEOLOGICAL SETTING
|| Geographical Setting || Geological Setting || Plate Tectonics || Geological Concepts || Faults and Folds 1 and 2 ||
|| Geological Detective || Rock Types || A Brief Geological History of the Southwest ||
 

Sonoran Desert mapSonoran Desert mapGEOGRAPHICAL SETTING OF TUCSON, ARIZONA

General location: southeast Arizona (60 miles north of Mexico)
County: Pima
Ecosystem: Upland Subdivision of the Sonoran Desert
Latitude/Longitude: 32°08'N latitude and 110°57'W longitude
Elevation: 2548' at the international airport.

MAJOR MOUNTAINS SEEN FROM TUCSON

Click on image map in center or on individual pictures below to see more.

NORTH
WESTImage map of Tucson area mountainsEAST Santa Catalina Mts Santa Rita Mts Tucson Mts. Rincon Mts. Tortolita Mts. Santa Cruz River Downtown Tucson
SOUTH


Santa Rita Mountains