Mogollon Plateau


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Mogollon Plateau

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Mogollon Mesa

(mōgōyōn`), tableland, part of the Colorado Plateau, from 7,000 to 8,000 ft (2,134–2,438 m) high, E central Ariz. It is covered by pine forests, parts of which are included in Coconino, Tonto, and Sitgreaves national forests. Its southern edge is a rugged escarpment called the Mogollon Rim. The plateau is not directly connected with the Mogollon Mts. in W New Mexico.
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This reveals that a wide band of federal public lands (including large tracts of protected areas) runs north-south from the Kaibab Plateau through the Flagstaff area and southeast along the Mogollon Plateau (again, corresponding with the distribution of important biophysical factors).
This dimple of contention lies in the Pinaleno Mountains, part of an archipelago of so-called sky islands between the Mogollon Plateau in central Arizona and the Sierra Madre of northern Mexico.
triseriata commonly inhabit the same aquatic habitats on the Mogollon Plateau in east-central Arizona.