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a hill that rises abruptly from the surrounding region

a town in southwestern Montana

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I recently created a "virtual field trip" (at cbutte.freeyellow.com) to help students learn about the interesting geology of Crown Butte, a plutonic formation located in central Montana.
Crown Butte has many interesting features, including columnar jointing, layers of igneous rock, crystals, and an association with an ancient volcano.
In Tempe, Arizona, two urban hills, Hayden Butte and Belle Butte, are notable not only for their aesthetic beauty but also for their ability to work for the community.
The most visible hill in the city, with the famous Arizona State University "A" painted on its face, Hayden Butte gets bursts of trail walking during seasonal events.
The adjacent Sierrita and Twin Buttes open pits in south central Arizona are run as one consolidated operation which boasts a number of superlatives.
Although the buttes appear on road maps as a blank circle roughly 10 miles in diameter, a wealth of plant and animal life lives within their rocky ramparts.
The images show eroded ancient sandstone, from the Murray Buttes region located in lower parts of Mount Sharp, that have been deposited by winds.
In 2014, Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes began a hotel-wide program, Give | Local - A Community Giving Initiative, garnering the attention of guests, clients, Marriott International, and the industry as a platform for an organized, focused and impactful giving initiative, which may be duplicated at other hotels across the country.
He told me about Butte to Butte, the quintessential Eugene 10K, and suggested that I try it.
Buttes Gas & Oil then negotiated a concession which included the territorial waters of Abu Musa.
International Resource News-29 May 2008-Anadarko identifies 2.3 trillion cubic feet of natural gas at Greater Natural Buttes field(C)2008 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
Advanced Medical & Legal Practice Consulting June 13-14, 2005 The Buttes Tempe, AZ
During my childhood, when the Western movie was in its ascendency, I saw hundreds and hundreds of mesas and buttes on movie screens, but it wasn't until earlier today that it finally occurred to me to wonder what precisely the difference is between the two.
Copper prices were going through another of their cyclical downturns, to less than $1.32 per kg; and an attempt to operate the Twin Buttes copper mine in Arizona turned into another money-losing debacle.