A Table Mountain (also known as Mesa or Tepui) has a flat top and steep slopes.
The connection belongs to Ecology connections.
Canaima National Park: Tepui formations
Central Suriname Nature Reserve: Tafelberg
Chiribiquete National Park: tepuis
Gebel Barkal: Djebel Barkal is described variously as a "table topped mountain", a Mesa or a Butte - see
Grand Canyon: There are numerous Buttes and Mesas within the Canyon. E.g Horseshoe Mesa, Fishtail Mesa etc. See link for a full list of Butte and Mesa summits in the Grand Canyon NP
Greater Blue Mountains: Pantoneys Crown - Gardens of Stone National Park
Gros Morne National Park: Has a great table mountain. There are hiking trails up to Table lands.
Masada: "The cliffs on the east edge of Masada are about 400 m high and the cliffs on the W are about 91 m high; ...... The top of the plateau is flat and rhomboid-shaped, about 550 m by 270 m" (wiki). The mountain is a "horst" - a "raised fault block bounded by normal faults or graben"
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