Merrill Crater
August 25, 2021

My car at my camping spot, in the junipers south of the railroad, with Merrill Crater poking above the trees

Sunset behind Humphreys Peak

Merrill Crater

Elevated view, Rattlesnake Crater to the west

Closer now to Merrill Crater

Summit view, west

North view: Merriam Crater and the Shebas

South view: Mormon Peak in the distance. The white specks to the left are trucks on Interstate-40. I'm parked in the trees near the meadow margin, roughly centered in this image

View east at the Merrill Benchmark hill

Now on the benchmark hill, view west at the Merrill Crater highpoint

The cairn at the benchmark hill, plus the benchmark


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