Table Mountain

A Table Mountain (also known as Mesa or Tepui) has a flat top and steep slopes.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Canaima National Park Tepui formations
Cape Floral Region
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"
Mesa Verde
Risco Caido Mesa de Acusa


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