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Roof Butte
Highest point
Elevation 9,787 ft (2,983 m) NAVD 88
Prominence 3,140 ft (960 m)
Geography
Location Navajo Nation, Apache County, Arizona, U.S.
Parent range Chuska Mountains
Topo map USGS Roof Butte
Climbing
Easiest route Indian Route 68

Roof Butte (Navajo: Adáá dikʼá "Roof shaped mountain on the run") is a peak in the Chuska Mountains in Arizona, United States. Roof Butte is the highest peak of the Chuska Mountains which run in a north-northwest direction across the Arizona-New Mexico border. Roof Butte is a visible butte for miles around. The butte has an elevation of 9,787 feet (2,983 m). A manned-lookout tower is located on Roof Butte. Two funnel shaped explosion volcanic pipes formed the flattish summit of Roof Butte, and a low lava dome caps one nearby peak.

Access to the Navajo Nation requires a permit.

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