Steptoe and Kamiak Buttes

US-195, Whitman County, WA

National Natural Landmark designated in 1965

Photos 

Steptoe Butte

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2008

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Description 

Steptoe and Kamiak Buttes are isolated mountain peaks of older rock surrounded by basalt, rising above the surrounding lava plateau. These peaks are outliers of the Coeur d'Alene Mountains of Idaho. The Buttes were designated a National Natural Landmark by the US National Park Service in 1965.

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2019: New photos from Richard Doody
  • February 8, 2019: New photos from Richard Doody
  • February 8, 2019: Added by Richard Doody

Sources 

  • Richard Doody